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Rice Leaf-roller

Cnaphalocrocis medinalis


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.


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

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

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1 Comment

SukanyaDatta a month ago

Thank you, Ornithoptera. This one is a bad pest! Wonder what it was doing in the rice crops for miles around!

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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

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