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Dacryphanes cyanastra

Wikipedia Abstract

Dacryphanes cyanastra is a moth in the Eriocottidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1907. It is found in India.The moth is 15-18 mm. The forewings are dark fuscous with six indeterminate groups of blue-metallic or violet-metallic dots, sometimes surrounded by an indefinite cloudy paler suffusion. The hindwings are rather dark bronzy-fuscous, darker towards apex.
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Prey / Diet

Anacardium occidentale (cashew)[1]



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