Cryptoblabes hemigypsa

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Cryptoblabes hemigypsa (click to enlarge)
Author(s): BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
Source: BOLD System

Cryptoblabes hemigypsa Turner 1913 - (macadamia flower caterpillar)

This moth is native to Australia and infests macadamia flowers and buds. It can also breed on other native trees in eastern Australia. The adult has a wingspan of around 15 mm. The forewings are greyish with lighter and darker spots and marks.

Publications covering Cryptoblabes hemigypsa

Journal of the Australian Entomological Society (1994) 33, 235-244
Marianne Horak (1994)
Identity of two phycitine pests on macadamia (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae)