Hypsipyla robusta, the cedar tip moth, is a species of snout moth in the genus Hypsipyla. It was described by Moore in 1886. It is found from Africa (including Madagascar), throughout Asia (including Sri Lanka and India) to Australia. Several undescribed species or subspecies might be involved.
The larvae attack a wide range of Meliaceae species (including Toona ciliata, Chukrasia tabularis, Swietenia species and Khaya species) and feed in shoots as well as fruits, flowers, and in bark. In Australia, robusta or an extremely similar-looking species has recently been reared from fruit of Xylocarpus granatum.
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- Australian Insects
- Current Status of the Taxonomy of Hypsipyla Ragonot (Pyralidae: Phycitinae)
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