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Sandalwood defoliator

Amata passalis

Description:

Amata passalis is a species of moth of the family Erebidae, found in Sri Lanka and India. It is known mainly as a defoliator of sandalwood (Santalum album) in India and hence often called as the sandlewood defoliator. It is also recorded on various alternate food plants.



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S.Chand
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S.Chand

Uttar Pradesh, India

Lat: 25.27, Long: 82.99

Spotted on Apr 15, 2019
Submitted on Apr 15, 2019

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