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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 41
Prothorax with sclerotization extending from posterolateral margin of prothoracic shield behind and below spiracle to prespiracular shield (Fig. 82).................................................................Achyra rantalis (Guenée)

Distribution: Mexico,West Indies, and United States

Hosts: 2006: Medicago sativa, Rosa sp., Sesuvium sp., Zea mays

pre-1998: beets, cotton, soybean, and many others

Note: see Allyson 1976, 1981b
Prespiracular shield of prothorax extending below and behind spiracle, not fused with posterolateral margin of prothoracic shield (Fig. 83)..................................................................Loxomorpha flavidissimalis Grote

Distribution: Mexico

Hosts: cactus
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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