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Rice Leaf-roller

Cnaphalocrocis medinalis

Description:

Small triangular moth with an interesting design on the end of the abdomen;dorsally. Yellowing brown body with darker margins and two faint transverse bands.

Habitat:

Resting on the net meant to keep out mosquitoes. Urban residential area with a tiny garden attached to the home.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Rice Leaf-Roller
Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Rice Leaf-Roller (Cnaphalocrocis medinalis) · iNaturalist


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1 Comment

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a month ago

Thank you, Ornithoptera. This one is a bad pest! Wonder what it was doing in the garden...no rice crops for miles around!

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 3, 2021
Submitted on Nov 4, 2021

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