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1477RE: [Indianmoths] Life cycle of an UnID Moth_thanks for the confirmation

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  • balakrishnan valappil
    21 Jan 3:46 am
      Thank you sir
      for the confirmation
      Balakrishnan Valappil

      Ian Kitching <i.kitching@...> wrote:
      Dear Vijay,
                          I can confirm your moth is a female Suana concolor (Walker) (Lasiocampidae) . It is possible that the small caterpillar in the later photo is the same species but it is impossible to be sure without rearing it on further.
      Best wishes,
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      From: Indianmoths@ yahoogroups. co.in [mailto:Indianmoths @yahoogroups. co.in] On Behalf Of Vijay Barve
      Sent: 18 January 2008 09:31
      To: Indianmoths@ yahoogroups. co.in
      Subject: [Indianmoths] Life cycle of an UnID Moth

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      Subject: [ButterflyIndia] Life cycle of an UnID Moth
      Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 03:22:41 -0800 (PST)
      From: balakrishnan valappil <balakrishnan_ valappil@ yahoo.com>

      *Image Information: *Born and brought up at my house in Malappuram Kerala
      The adult cat was wandering in search of a place for pupation kept iside
      a paper box pupated after two days and hatched on the 20 th day after
      pupation in the morning,though caterpillar is commonly seen that too in
      groups on guava tree trunks
      the moth is new to me
      *Species name :UnID
      Wingspan :cat size 3 to 3.5 inches in length
      Location : in KERALA
      Date : 03 dec to 25 dec 2007
      Photographer( s) :
      Additional Remarks :

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