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Merophyas divulsana (Lucerne leafroller)

Synonyms: Bactra australiana; Tortrix cavillata; Tortrix cnecochyta; Tortrix glaphyrana; Tortrix ischnosema

Wikipedia Abstract

The lucerne leaf roller (Merophyas divulsana) is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found over the whole of Australia and has also been spotted in New Zealand. The wingspan is about 15 mm. The larvae are considered a pest on various crops and herbaceous garden plants, including Medicago sativa, Daucus carota, Lactuca sativa, Lonicera japonica, Sclerolaena muricata, Pelargonium x zonale, Mentha spicata and Rumex species.
View Wikipedia Record: Merophyas divulsana

Prey / Diet

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[1]
Pinus radiata (Monterey pine)[2]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - 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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