Ernolatia moorei

Ernolatia moorei
Ernolatia moorei
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Ernolatia moorei is a moth in the family Bombycidae first described by Thomas Hutton in 1865. It is found in Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Borneo and Taiwan. The wingspan is 30–35 mm. The larvae feed on the leaves of Ficus superba. They have a greyish-brown body and a white head. They reach a length of 4.4 mm when full grown. Pupation takes place in a pale brown pupa, enclosed in a dark brown cocoon spun in the leaves of the host plant.

Ernolatia moorei

Ernolatia moorei

Is Ernolatia moorei harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Bombycidae
genus: Ernolatia