Biology and immature stages of the bromeliad pod borer, Epimorius testaceellus, in Florida (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Galleriinae).

J. B. Heppner


The biology and immature stages of Epimorius testaceellus Ragonot are described, as reared in Florida from flower pods of the epiphytic bromeliad, Tillandsia fasciculata Sw. (Bromeliaceae).


Bleptina; Bromeliaceae; Cosmopterigidae; Eurytomidae; hostplant; Hymenoptera; Jamaica; larva; life history; Noctuidae; Opogona; pupa; Pyralis; Pyroderces; South America; Tineidae; Tortricidae; West Indies; Xylesthia

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