Euclasta varii

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Euclasta varii
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E. varii
Binomial name
Euclasta varii
Popescu-Gorj & Constantinescu, 1973
Synonyms
  • Euclasta perisalis Vives Moreno, 1980

Euclasta varii is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. It is found in Spain,[2] Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Yemen.[3]

In southern Europe and in the Maghreb countries, there are two generations per year with adults on wing from May/June to August/October.[4]

The larvae feed on Periploca laevigata.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  2. ^ "Fauna Europaea". www.faunaeur.org. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  3. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Euclasta varii Popescu-Gorj & Constantinescu, 1973". Afromoths. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums: Euclasta Varii". www.lepiforum.de. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  5. ^ A leaf feeding moth, Euclasta whalleyi (Lep.: Pyralidae) for the biological control of Cryptostegia grandiflora (Asclepiadaceae) in Queensland, Australia