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Spotting

Description:

A tall tropical softwood tree

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest

Notes:

Saw larvae of saturniid moth (Samia canningi) feeding on its leaves

2 Species ID Suggestions

LuvjoyChoker
LuvjoyChoker 11 years ago
Chinese Tree of Heaven
Ailanthus sp
Mahogany
Swietenia macrophylla


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1 Comment

LuvjoyChoker
LuvjoyChoker 10 years ago

No Jason, this is not mahogany. It is really Ailanthus sp. as I have already suggested. most probably Ailanthus altissima which is a well documented larval food plant of the Eri Silk moth (Samia caningii) as I have mentioned in the note. thanks anyway.

LuvjoyChoker
Spotted by
LuvjoyChoker

Arunachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Nov 1, 2012
Submitted on Nov 1, 2012

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