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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Entomologist Colothdian Tate examines a prickly pear cactus pad infested with larvae of the invasive cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum. These insects feed inside the cactus pad, completely hollowing it out.

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Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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