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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Larvae of the invasive cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum. This pest can attack all species of prickly pear cacti (Opuntia spp.) in North America and can completely destroy a cactus plant.

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Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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