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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 30
One subventral seta on meso- and metathorax (Fig. 64); body with 2 pink longitudinal stripes on each side (Fig. 65); pink-pigmented area around lateral setae on proleg-bearing segments
...................................................................................................................................Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)


Distribution: Mexico and United States

Hosts: 2006: Cymbopogon citratus, Saccharum sp., Saccharum officinarum
pre-1998: corn, millet, rice, sorghum

Note: one SV seta also occurs in Crambus; see Rodriguez-del-Bosque et al. 1990
Two subventral setae on meso- and metathorax (Fig.66); body with or without pigmented stripes; no pigmented area around lateral setae on proleg-bearing segments........................................................31
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011