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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

KEY TO SELECTED PYRALOIDEA (LEPIDOPTERA)
LARVAE INTERCEPTED AT U. S. PORTS OF ENTRY
Couplet 27
Lateral gills on body segments (Figs. 58, 59)
.................................................................................Acentropinae.......Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen


Distribution: southeastern Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, U.S.

Hosts: 2006: Cabomba caroliniana, Dracaena fragrans, Egeria densa, Hygrophila sp., Ludwigia sp., Mayaca fluviatilis, Rotala sp., Vallisneria sp., Vallisneria americana

pre-1998: Cabomba sp., Hydrilla sp., Limnophila sp., Myriophyllum sp.

Note: Fig. 59 is an enlargement of one lateral gill, note base; P. fluctuosalis is adventive in Hawaii; Acentropinae = Nymphulinae; see Goater 1986
Without lateral gills...........................................................................................................................28
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011