Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States




Image Number: 3970053
Subject: Australian pyralid moth
Insecta > Lepidoptera > Pyralidae
Cataclysta camptozonale (Hampson)
Host: old world climbing fern
Filicopsida > Schizaeales > Lygodiaceae
Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br.
Photographer: Christine A. Bennett, USDA ARS
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: male in Florida quarantine from Brisbane, Australia. It is currently under study as potential biological control agent.
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Christine A. Bennett, USDA ARS,
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