Endoclita excrescens

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Endoclita excrescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hepialidae
Genus: Endoclita
Species: E. excrescens
Binomial name
Endoclita excrescens
(Butler, 1877)
  • Phassus excrescens Butler, 1877
  • Phassus aemulus Butler, 1877
  • Phassus camphorae Sasaki, 1908
  • Phassus satsumanis Yazaki, 1926
  • Endoclyta pallescens Tshistjakov, 1996

Endoclita excrescens is a species of moth of the family Hepialidae. It is known from Japan and the Russian Far East.[1] Food plants for this species include Castanea, Nicotiana, Paulownia, Quercus, and Raphanus. The species is considered a pest of the tobacco plant.


  1. ^ Nielsen, Ebbe S.; Robinson, Gaden S.; Wagner, David L. (2000). "Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera )" (PDF). Journal of Natural History. 34 (6): 823–878. doi:10.1080/002229300299282.

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