Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis - Lined pearl

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Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Bulawayo

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
PoaceaeBrachiaria (Larval foodplant)
Larval food (by plant species):
PoaceaeImperata cylindrica (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaePanicum maximum (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeSetaria sphacelata (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1979), Moths of Southern Africa, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, p. 69.
http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/cnaphalocrocis_trapezalis.htm

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401880, retrieved 21 September 2019

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