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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 46
Prespiracular shield ovate (Fig. 90); crochets triordinal on mesal aspect (Fig. 91)
..........................................................................................................................Udea rubigalis (Guenée)


Distribution: Canada south to Costa Rica

Hosts: 2006: Amaranthus sp., Apium graveolens, Aster sp., Beta vulgaris, Chrysanthemum sp., Coriandrum sativum, Daucus sp., Daucus carota, Eryngium foetidum, Ipomoea sp., Limonium sp., Mentha sp., Momordica charantia, Ocimum sp., Ocimum basilicum, Petroselinum crispum, Pimenta dioica, Raphanus sativus, Solidago sp., Spinacia oleracea

pre-1998: alfalfa, cabbage, celery, Chrysanthemum, clover, cucumber, lettuce, peas, rose, sugar beet, sweet potato

Note: should be reported as “probably Udea ferrugalis (Hübner)” if the origin is rope; see Allyson 1984
Prespiracular shield crescent shaped extending below spiracle (Fig. 92); crochets biordinal on mesal aspect (Fig. 93)..................................................................................................Lineodes integra (Zeller)

Distribution: Western Hemisphere

Hosts: 2006: Capsicum sp., Lavandula sp., Physalis peruviana, Physalis philadelphica, Solanum lycopersicum, Solanum torvum, Thymus sp.

pre-1998: Solanaceae, including eggplant
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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