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Agricultural Research Service

KEY TO SELECTED PYRALOIDEA (LEPIDOPTERA)
LARVAE INTERCEPTED AT U. S. PORTS OF ENTRY
Couplet 18
Metathorax with the distance between setae V1 2 times or less than the distance between seta V1 and the coxa (Fig. 41).........................................................................................Cadra figulilella (Gregson)

Distribution: nearly cosmopolitan; occurring in the continental U.S. and adventive in Hawaii

Hosts: 2006: Allium sativum, Allium cepa, Alstroemeria sp., Berberis sp., Capsicum sp., Castanea sativa, Ficus sp., Ficus carica, Juglans sp., Litchi chinensis, Macadamia integrifolia, Manihot esculenta, Morus sp., Phaseolus sp., Phoenix sp., Phoenix dactylifera, Prunus sp., Prunus avium, Psidium sp., Prunus americana, Prunus domestica, Psidium guajava, Saccharum officinarum, Tamarindus indica, Zea mays

pre-1998: dried beans, fruits, nuts, and seeds

Note: see Neunzig 1990
Metathorax with the distance between setae V1 3 to 5 times the distance between seta V1 and the coxa (Fig. 42)..........................................................................................................Cadra calidella (Guenée)

Distribution: Mediterranean; does not occur in the U.S

Hosts: 2006: Capsicum annuum, Castanea sp., Ceratonia siliqua, dried foodstuffs, Ficus sp., Ficus carica, Morus sp., Phoenix sp., Prunus sp., Prunus dulcis, Theobroma cacao

pre-1998: dried fruit and nuts, Plectranthus sp. (seed), Vitis vinifera

Note: see Aitken 1963
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