Epicampoptera

Epicampoptera is a genus of moths in the family Drepanidae. The genus was first described by Felix Bryk in 1913.[2]

Epicampoptera
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Epicampoptera

Bryk, 1913[1]
Synonyms
  • Metadrepana Hampson, 1914

They are defoliators of coffee plants (Rubiaceae) and the species are difficult to determine by sight.[3]

Type species: Epicampoptera erosa (Holland, 1893)

Some species of this genus areEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2018). "Epicampoptera Bryk, 1913". Afromoths. Retrieved August 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Epicampoptera". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 10 July 2018.  
  3. ^ (in French) Griveaud, 1967, Lépidoptères défoliateurs des Rubiacées en Côte d'Ivoire, Cah.ORSTOM, sér.Biol.3