Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis - Lined pearl

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Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Bulawayo

Species details:

Distribution: Widespread throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
PoaceaeBrachiaria (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
PoaceaeCenchrus clandestinus (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeImperata cylindrica (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeOryza sativa (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaePanicum maximum (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaePanicum trichocladum (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaePaspalum notatum (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeSetaria sphacelata (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeSorghum bicolor (Larval foodplant)
PoaceaeZea mays (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1979), Moths of Southern Africa, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, p. 69.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis ., retrieved 28 May 2024

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