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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 29
A single transverse plate posterior to dorsal pinacula on mesothorax (Fig. 60); crochets in complete circle (Fig. 61)
..................................................................................................Crambinae........30

A pair of transverse plates posterior to dorsal pinacula on mesothorax (Fig. 62) or plates absent; crochets in a mesal penellipse (Fig. 63) (or may be a circle weaker on lateral edge in Lineodes integra and Udea rubigalis) (Figs. 91, 93)
.....................................................Pyraustinae, Glaphyriinae, Evergestinae.......32


Note: Unless otherwise stated, the taxa following couplet 31 are Pyraustinae
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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