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標題: [Crambidae] Crambidae, Spilomelinae - Crypsiptya coclesalis [打印本頁]

作者: dlmohn    時間: 2011-1-1 00:54     標題: Crambidae, Spilomelinae - Crypsiptya coclesalis

On 24th Nov 2010, we visited a friend in Ma Nam Wat in Sai Kung.  Nearby was a stand of small bamboo (see image below) that had quite a few leaves on the end of many stems "sewn" together.  Examination showed some sort of moth larvae at work.  On 4th Dec, a cocoon was observed in the leaf litter and the moth eclosed on 30 Dec.  The body length of the moth is 13 mm.  Below are the resultant images.  Can anyone ID this one?

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作者: blackdogto    時間: 2011-1-1 00:58

I also did one from a bamboo leave with some similarity:

http://www.hkwildlife.net/viewth ... nibotys%2Bhabisalis
作者: hkmoths    時間: 2011-1-1 09:44

Crambidae, Spilomelinae - Crypsiptya coclesalis

38 hostplant records of this species on the HOSTS records database, almost all from Poaceae and about half of those from "Bambusa".

Don't suppose you have the actual species of bamboo that the moth was eating, do you?

cheers,  Roger.
作者: dlmohn    時間: 2011-1-1 10:20

Not yet, but can eventually obtain it.  

So, to confirm, the one I reared IS diff from Blackdogto's?

Thanks for the ID!
作者: hkmoths    時間: 2011-1-1 14:43



QUOTE:
Originally posted by dlmohn at 2011-1-1 10:20

So, to confirm, the one I reared IS diff from Blackdogto's?

yes, David, the other was Sinibotys habisalis - a different genus & species, though same family and subfamily.

cheers,

Roger.




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