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Sphenarches caffer

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bottle Gourd Plume Moth (Sphenarches caffer) is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is known from India, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Seychelles and South Africa.The larvae feed on the leaves, flowers and fruits of various plants, including sweet potato. They are small, cylindrical and yellowish green with short spines all over their bodies.
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Prey / Diet

Brugmansia suaveolens (angel's-tears)[1]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[1]
Cucurbita pepo (field pumpkin)[1]
Lagenaria siceraria (bottle gourd)[1]
Luffa acutangula (sinkwa towelsponge)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]



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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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