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General DescriptionLarvae initially pale yellowish-green. As they mature, larvae darken to deep green or almost black with reddish brown to black head capsule and reach 15-21 mm in length. Pupae spindle-shaped, 9-17 mm in length, initially bright green and eventually turn brown or black. Adults brownish gray in colour with basal, middle, and outer brownish patches on forewings and fringe of hairs along posterior edges of hind wings. Wingspan of 25-35 mm (EPPO 2004, Cerezke 1992).