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  Bean Leafroller (Omiodes diemenalis)





Bean Leafroller | Omiodes diemenalis photo
Bean Leafroller

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Bean Leafroller | Omiodes diemenalis photo
Bean Leafroller

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Bean Leafroller | Omiodes diemenalis photo
Bean Leafroller

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



BEAN LEAFROLLER FACTS

Identification
The adult Bean Leafroller moth is brown with yellow patches. It makes a shelter from a rolled up leaf, hence the common name.

Size
wingspan 2cm

Food
This Bean Leafroller is a pest of various types of Bean ( Fabaceaa family). Plants attacked include Soybeans, Garden Beans, Mung Beans.

Range
It is found around the tropics, including Thailand, Micronesia, Pacific Islands, Hong Kong, and the northern half of Australia.



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Crambidae
Genus:Omiodes
Species:diemenalis
Common Name:Bean Leafroller