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Atelocentra
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Atelocentra is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Atelocentra chloraspis, which is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The forewings are fawn with a greenish-golden patch and a gold mark near the tip.

The larvae feed on Callistemon species. They bore into the stem of the host plant, covering the entrance hole with a bundle of silk and frass.[2]

References

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  2. ^ Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia


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Atelocentra: Brief Summary
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Atelocentra is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Atelocentra chloraspis, which is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The forewings are fawn with a greenish-golden patch and a gold mark near the tip.

The larvae feed on Callistemon species. They bore into the stem of the host plant, covering the entrance hole with a bundle of silk and frass.

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