Eloria noyesi

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Eloria noyesi
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E. noyesi
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Eloria noyesi
Schaus, 1927

The coca tussock moth (Eloria noyesi) is a beige moth whose larvae feed on coca plants. It is found mostly in Peru and Colombia. The government of Colombia has proposed a plan to release large numbers of these moths to destroy the coca crops in their country.

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