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Nyctemera lacticinia

Wikipedia Abstract

Nyctemera lacticinia is a species of moth of the Arctiidae family. It is found in Japan, from the Oriental tropics to Taiwan, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.The wingspan is about 45 mm.The larvae feed on Santalum species. The larva is dull red with three rows of verrucae with black hair on each side. It has hair pencils directed forward from the thoracic area. The pupa is dull red.
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Prey / Diet

Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Habenaria commelinifolia[1]
Pericallis hybrida (common ragwort)[2]
Santalum album (sandalwood)[1]



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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