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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 8
Prothoracic shield with black areas on lateral margins and longitudinal black areas on either side midway between center line and lateral margins (black areas on either side of center line may be very faint) (Fig. 19)
.............................................................................................................. Ancylostomia stercorea (Zeller)


Distribution: tropical Western Hemisphere including southeastern U.S., Florida to Texas

Hosts: 2006: Cajanus cajan, Lablab sp., Mangifera indica, Momordica charantia, Phaseolus sp., Phaseolus vulgaris, Pisum sp., Pisum sativum, Psidium guajava, Rumex sp.

pre-1998: chick pea, cow pea

Note: see Heinrich 1956
Prothoracic shield not with the above color pattern...............................................................................9
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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