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|Cacao tree with fruit pods|
Their family is given as Sterculiaceae or sometimes as Malvaceae.
Theobroma species are used as food plants by the larvae of some moths of the genus Endoclita including E. chalybeatus, E. damor, E. hosei and E. sericeus. The larva of another moth, Hypercompe muzina, feeds exclusively on Theobroma cacao.
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