Cucumber Moth


Name: Cucumber Moth

Scientific name: Diaphania indica

Type: Moths and Butterflies

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Grass moths

Color: White

Habitat: Farms

Size: 30 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Crambidae family, and Lepidoptera order. Wings colour is white with dark brown marks. Wing is 30 mm long. Butterfly is diurnal. Larvas feed on Hodgsonia male plants (marrow). Pest causes great harm to marrow plant. The insect breeds more than once a year.

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