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Curoba moth

Curoba sangarida

Description:

Is a monotypic genus of moth, in the subfamily of arctiinae first described by Caspar Stoll in 1782.Was flying in the day as it is a day flying moth.It has a black fore wing with white stripes.On the hind wing it has striking bright red.They feed on the host plant Crossandra infundibuliformis.The caterpillars are brown and orange with many hairs.

Habitat:

South india and Sri Lanka.Where Crossandra infundibuliformis is available.

Notes:

Was flying, feeding on rotting coconut tree. Day flyer.

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Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 a month ago

Check out this link :)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curoba

Saturniidae27
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Saturniidae27

ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಕನ್ನಡ, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jul 4, 2018
Submitted on Apr 16, 2020

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