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Amyelois transitella (Navel Orangeworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

The navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) is a moth of the Pyralidae family. It is native to the south-western United States and Mexico and was first described from Arizona in 1899. The wingspan is 9.7 to 10.9 mm. Adults are on wing from the end of March to the end of October in California. The larvae are considered a commercial pest of a number of crops, including Juglans regia, Ficus carica, Prunus dulcis and Pistacia vera.
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Prey / Diet

Aesculus glabra (Ohio buckeye)[1]
Casasia clusiifolia (sevenyear apple)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus grandis (shaddock)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Cydonia oblonga (quince)[1]
Ficus carica (piku)[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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