Location: Lapu-Lapu City Mactan Island, Philippines July 10, 2013 3:47 pm
Photograph copyright: Fritz John Augosto Menguito - all rights reserved.
|The Cucumber Moth has a tuft of brown hairs on the tip of the abdomen. The tuft on the end of the abdomen of the female is bushier than that of the male.|
|Cucumber Moth face|
CUCUMBER MOTH FACTS
The adult Cucumber Moth has white translucent wings with broad dark brown borders. There is a tuft of brown hairs on the tip of the abdomen. The tuft on the end of the abdomen of the female is bushier than that of the male.
Diaphania indica is a pest on various members of the Cucurbitae family including Cucumber and Melon.
Found in Asia and much of tropical and sub-tropical Australia.
Common Name: Cucumber Moth