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Orgyia postica

Wikipedia Abstract

The Cocoa Tussock Moth or Hevea Tussock Moth (Orgyia postica) is a species of moth of the Lymantriidae family. It is found from the Oriental Tropics to New Guinea.The wingspan is 20–30 mm for males. The female is wingless.
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Prey / Diet

Anacardium occidentale (cashew)[1]
Anogeissus latifolia (gum ghatti)[1]
Camellia sinensis (tea)[1]
Castanopsis fissa[1]
Casuarina equisetifolia (common ironwood)[1]
Cinnamomum loureiroi (cinnamon)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Dimocarpus longan (longan)[2]
Durio zibethinus (durian)[2]
Ehretia monopyrena (scorpionbush)[2]
Hopea parviflora[2]
Kandelia obovata[3]



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.
3The herbivore assemblage, herbivory and leaf chemistry of the mangrove Kandelia obovata in two contrasting forests in Hong Kong, Y.F. Tong, S.Y. Lee and B. Morton, Wetlands Ecology and Management (2006) 14: 39–52
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