Maui banana hedyleptan moth

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Maui banana hedyleptan moth
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Omiodes
Species: O. musicola
Binomial name
Omiodes musicola
Swezey, 1909
Synonyms
  • Hedylepta musicola Swezey, 1909
  • Phostria musicola

The Maui banana hedyleptan moth (Omiodes musicola) is a species of moth in the Crambidae family. It is endemic to Molokai and Maui.

The larvae feed on banana. Full-grown larvae are about 27mm long and dull pale-green.

The pupa is 14 mm long and medium brown. The pupal stage takes about 11 days.

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