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Citripestis sagittiferella

Wikipedia Abstract

The Citrus fruit borer (Citripestis sagittiferella) is a species of snout moth in the genus Citripestis. It was described by Moore in 1891. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.The Singapore is about 27 millimetres (1.1 in) long. Adults are grey-brown with yellow to grey-brown forewings and translucent hindwings.The larvae feed on Citrus species and are considered a pest.
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Prey / Diet

Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus grandis (shaddock)[1]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Citrus medica (citron)[1]
Citrus reticulata (tangerine)[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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