Oncopera

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Oncopera
Oncopera intricata (ento-csiro-au).jpg
Oncopera intricata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hepialidae
Genus: Oncopera
Walker, 1856
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Oncoptera Meyrick, 1890
  • Paroncopera Tindale, 1933
  • Onchopera Birket-Smith, 1974
  • Onchoptera Birket-Smith, 1974

Oncopera is a genus of moths of the family Hepialidae. There are 12 described species, all endemic to Australia. The larvae usually feed on grasses, although that of O. intricata has been recorded on strawberry.

Species[edit]

  • Food plant: Poa
  • Larva recorded on Fragaria as well as grasses

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