Eudocima phalonia. Fruit piercing moths (family Erebidae)...
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SpeciesEudocima phalonia
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionFruit piercing moths (family Erebidae) converge on a cluster of ripe figs (Ficus fistulosa) to feed on the sweet juice. Many moths in this family have similar feeding habits and can be damaging to commercial fruit crops. 
Keywordsborneo | erebidae | fauna | feeding | ficus | fig | fistulosa | fruit | insect | juice | lepidoptera | moth | noctuidae | nocturnal | piercing


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