Phryneta leprosa

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Phryneta leprosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Cerambycidae
Genus: Phryneta
Species: P. leprosa
Binomial name
Phryneta leprosa
(Fabricius, 1775)
Synonyms
  • Inesida brunnicornis (Guérin-Méneville) Thomson, 1860
  • Inesida leprosa (Fabricius) Lacordaire, 1872
  • Lamia leprosa Fabricius, 1775
  • Phryneta brunnicornis Guérin-Méneville, 1844

The Castilloa Borer (Phryneta leprosa) is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1775, originally under the genus Lamia. It has a wide distribution throughout Africa. It feeds on Morus alba, Hevea brasiliensis, Coffea arabica, and Chlorophora excelsa.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BioLib.cz - Phryneta leprosa. Retrieved on 8 September 2014.