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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 9
Pinacula of body setae large and dark (Fig. 20); seta D2 of A1 to A7 below level of seta D1 (Fig. 20)
........................................................................................................................................ Hypsipyla sp.


Distribution: tropical Western Hemisphere including southern Florida

Hosts: 2006: Zea mays (unpopped corn)

pre-1998: crabwood, mahogany, Spanish cedar logs

Note: see Heinrich 1956; Neunzig 1990
Pinacula of body setae very small and pale (fig. 21); seta D2 of A1 to A7 at level of seta D1 (fig. 21)...........................................................................................................Moodna bisinuella Hampson

Distribution: southern Texas to Mexico, El Salvador

Hosts: 2006: Phaseolus sp., Zea mays

Note: see Heinrich 1956; Neunzig 1990
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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