Spatulifimbria castaneiceps Hampson
(=Spatulicraspeda castaneiceps Hampson)
Taxonomic position
Insecta: Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea: Limacodidae
Habitat / Crop(s) damaged
Castor, mango. Recorded on tea in Sri Lanka.

The larvae are brown with yellow and reddish markings and are found in large numbers. The pupae are oval shaped and whitish, mottled with brown and are seen singly or in groups. The adult moths are greyish brown with bipectinate antennae.
Pest status
Occasionally serious.
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