Saturday, September 29, 2012

Chestnut Bob (Iambrix salsala luteipalpus)


Common insect found in jungles and scrublands in all elevations of the island throughout the year (Gamage R., 2007).  More common in wet zone and probably scarce or absent in higher hills and northern part of the country according to the Ormiston (Ormiston W., 1924). The larva feeds on varies plants of grass or bamboo of family Poaceae.

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