Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States




Image Number: 4723008
Subject: alligatorweed moth
Insecta > Lepidoptera > Pyralidae
Arcola malloi Pastrana
Host: alligatorweed
Magnoliopsida > Caryophyllales > Amaranthaceae
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.
Photographer: USDA ARS Archives, USDA ARS
Descriptor: Biological Control
Description: stems damaged internally by larvae, wilt, turn yellow, and die
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Gary Buckingham, USDA ARS,
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