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Homona coffearia (Nietner, 1861)
previously: Homona menciana (Walker, 1863)

Camellia Tortrix
49.0201 (B&F: 975)



Homona menciana (Walker, 1863)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Adventive

In 1963/64 two larvae and two pupae were accidentally imported in camellias from Japan, to a garden supplier. Three emerged as adults in April 1964. (Pratt, 2011)

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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