Cucumber Moth


Name: Cucumber Moth

Scientific name: Diaphania indica

Type: Insects

Family: Moths and Butterflies

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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