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Assara albicostalis

Synonyms: Homoeosoma albocostalis

Wikipedia Abstract

Assara albicostalis is a moth of the Pyralidae family. It has a wide distribution and has been recorded from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Sabah, the Philippines, Taiwan, Sulawesi, Australia, Fiji, Tahiti, Samoa, Hawaii and the Marquesas. This is the type species of genus Assara. The wingspan is 12-20 mm. There are about three overlapping generations per year and a partial fourth. The larvae bore the pods of various stored products, including Garuga pinnata.
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Prey / Diet

Aegle marmelos (Indian bael)[1]
Anacardium occidentale (cashew)[1]
Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]



Species recognized by James, S., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
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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