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Theila siennata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Theila

Theila siennata is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Warren in 1896. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland. The species has been suggested as a biological control agent in the United States.

The forewings are white with brown markings and orange margins. The hindwings are white with a broad orange margin, with some black dots and white patches.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Hydrilla species.

References

Theila siennata Wikipedia


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