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Homona coffearia

Synonyms: Godana simulana; Homona fasciculana; Homona fimbriana; Homona socialis; Pandemis menciana

Wikipedia Abstract

Homona coffearia, the tea tortrix or camellia tortrix, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is widely distributed in the Oriental region. The wingspan is 16–20 mm for males and about 23 mm for females. The ground colour of the forewings in males is greyish brown, with brown markings and a darker spot at the costa. The hindwings are dark fuscous. In females, the forewings are pale-brown, almost without distinct markings. Adults are on wing between December and April in Sri Lanka. There are two generations per year in China with adults appearing in late May.
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Prey / Diet

Averrhoa carambola (carambola)[1]
Camellia sinensis (tea)[1]
Castanea mollissima (Chinese chestnut)[1]
Cinnamomum loureiroi (cinnamon)[1]
Kandelia obovata[2]


Zosterops ceylonensis (Sri Lanka White-eye)[3]

External References



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
2The 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
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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