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Fruit piercing moth

Eudocima fullonia


There are three widely occurring species of fruit piercing moth: Eudocima salaminia, E. fullonia, E. jordani and E. materna. The adult moths are large and stout-bodied, with a wingspan of 100 mm. The forewings can be mainly brown, cream or green. Hind wings are yellow orange, with black patches and spots. Larvae are velvety-black. The larvae of Eudocima spp. have two large spots (mainly white with dark centres) on either side of the body just before the first pair of prolegs.


It is found in large parts of the tropics, mainly in Asia, Africa and Australia but introduced into other areas such as Hawaii, New Zealand and the Society Islands.

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Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Lat: 11.59, Long: 122.75

Spotted on Aug 28, 2017
Submitted on Aug 28, 2017

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