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Box Tree Moth

Cydalima perspectalis


Small moth (approx 2 to 2,5cm in body length) of the family Crambidae, with cream white wings with dark brown edges; very long antennae. Iridescent white body, with hairy thorax.


Seen underneath the leaves in town forested area.


Native in eastern Asia, it was introduced in Europe where is considered an invasive species.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 19, 2017
Submitted on Aug 20, 2017

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