Biology and immature stages of the bromeliad base borer, Castnia psittacus, in Chile (Lepidoptera: Castniidae).

A. O. Angulo, T. S. Olivares


The biology and immature stages and genitalia of the bromeliad base borer, Castnia psittacus (Molina), are described. An account of other hostplant is given.


Bromeliaceae; chaetotaxy; Chile; distribution; hostplants; larvae; morphology; Neotropical; pupae; South America

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