Scientific note: The real larva of Castnia eudesmia (Lepidoptera: Castniidae).

A. O. Angulo, T. S. Olivares

Abstract


A description of the larval stage of the bromeliad base borer, Castnia eudesmia is provided. This paper corrects the previous description for this species, which mistakenly was based on a saturniid larva.

Keywords


Adetomeris erythrops; Bromeliaceae; chaetotaxy; Chile; larval morphology; Neotropical; Puya chilensis; Saturniidae; South America; Ormiscodes marginata

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