Puneet Varma

Epicephala albifrons

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Epicephala
Higher classification  Epicephala
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Gracillariidae
Scientific name  Epicephala albifrons
Rank  Species
Epicephala albifrons
Similar  Epicephala, Butterflies and moths, Gracillariidae, Insect

Epicephala albifrons is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from India (Karnataka, West Bengal and Kerala), Indonesia (Buru), Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

The larvae feed on Phyllanthus species, including Phyllanthus niruri. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.

References

Epicephala albifrons Wikipedia


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