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Spalgis epeus

Wikipedia Abstract

The apefly (Spalgis epius) is a small butterfly found in Asia that belongs to the Lycaenids or blues family. It gets its name from the supposed resemblance of its caterpillar to the face of an ape.
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Prey / Diet

Coccidohystrix insolita (eggplant mealybug)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[2]
Manilkara zapota (sapodilla)[2]
Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)[1]
Solanum dulcamara (deadly nightshade)[3]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Jorrit 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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