Dervishiya cadambae

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Dervishiya cadambae
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D. cadambae
Binomial name
Dervishiya cadambae
(Moore, 1865)
Synonyms
  • Cossus cadambae Moore, 1865
  • Alcterogystia cadambae

Dervishiya cadambae is a moth in the family Cossidae. It is found in India.[1]

The forewings have a reticulate pattern, which is more expressed on the wing periphery and weakens towards the base. The hindwings are light with a weak reticulate pattern.

The larvae feed on Ficus species, Nauclea cadamba and Tectonia grandis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Dervishiya cadambae". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  • Yakovlev, Roman V., 2006, New Cossidae (Lepidoptera) from Asia, Africa and Macronesia, Tinea 19 (3): 188-213.

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