A NEW RECORD OF A MOTH ATTACKING SAPODILLA, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF FEMALE GENITALIA AND THE LAST INSTAR LARVA

Ruben Iruegas, Benigno Gomez, Leopoldo Cruz-Lopez, Edi A. Malo, Julio C. Rojas

Abstract


This paper reports a new record of a moth species, Zamagiria dixolophella Dyar (Pyralidae: Phycitinae) attacking sapodilla (Manilkara zapota van Royen) in Southern Mexico. This is the first report of this species in Mexico. The female genitalia and the last instar larva are described and illustrated.

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