Paliga damastesalis (Walker, 1859) – Teak Leaf Skeletonizer
This is a species complex consisting of possibly 3 species. Paliga damastesalis, Paliga rubicundalis and Paliga machoeralis. All of them are known to skeletonise Tectona grandis leaves. Genitalia and/or barcoding needed to separate species with certainty.
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Sondhi, S. 2021. Paliga damastesalis (Walker, 1859) – Teak Leaf Skeletonizer. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356516/Paliga-damastesalis