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Homoeosoma electella

Wikipedia Abstract

The American Sunflower Moth (Homoeosoma electellum) is a species of moth of the Pyralidae family. It is native to North America but also found in South America.The wingspan is 18-20 mm. Adults have off-white wings with a number of dark scale spots as well as dark scales on the distal one third of the wing.The larvae are a pest of canola and sunflowers. Other recorded food plants include cotton and oranges.
View Wikipedia Record: Homoeosoma electella

Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Gossypium thurberi (Thurber's cotton)[1]

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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
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