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Tiracola plagiata (Banana fruit caterpillar)


Wikipedia Abstract

The Cacao Armyworm (Tiracola plagiata) is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from south-east Asia, South India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar to the south pacific islands, including the northern two-thirds of Australia.
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Prey / Diet

Camellia sinensis (tea)[1]
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus medica (citron)[1]
Manihot esculenta (cassava)[2]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0