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Glyphodes onychinalis
Glyphodes onychinalis male.jpg
Male
Glyphodes onychinalis female.jpg
Female
Scientific classification
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Glyphodes
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G. onychinalis
Binomial name
Glyphodes onychinalis
(Guenée, 1854)
Synonyms
  • Asopia onychinalis Guenée, 1854
  • Zebronia braurealis Walker, 1859
  • Lepyrodes astomalis R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875

Glyphodes onychinalis is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is native to the Afro-Asian Region, including India, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Australia (the Northern Territory and Queensland) and New Zealand, but has been recorded in California since 2000.

The wingspan is about 15 mm. Adults have a striking brown and white pattern.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on jasmine, Nerium oleander, Gomphocarpus fruticosus and probably also feed on other plants.

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