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Cyclotorna egena

Cyclotorna egena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Cyclotornidae
Genus: Cyclotorna
Species: C. egena
Binomial name
Cyclotorna egena
Meyrick, 1912

Cyclotorna egena is a moth of the Cyclotornidae family. It is found in Australia, including New South Wales and Queensland.

Original description

Life History

First instar larvae parasitise Psyllidae species. In some species early ecdyses occur in silk shelters spun on the body of the leafhopper host. It is probable that the life history is similar to that of Cyclotorna monocentra.

External links

  • Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
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