Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States




Image Number: 4723007
Subject: alligatorweed moth
Insecta > Lepidoptera > Pyralidae
Arcola malloi Pastrana
Host: alligatorweed
Magnoliopsida > Caryophyllales > Amaranthaceae
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.
Photographer: Willey Durden, USDA ARS
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: inconspicuous light tan moths that rest with wings held closely to the body
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Image Citation:
Gary Buckingham, USDA ARS,
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