Ancylostomia

Ancylostomia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ancylostomia is a genus of moths of the Pyralidae family. It contains only one species, the Pigeonpea pod borer (Ancylostomia stercorea), which is found in southern Florida, southern Texas, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Virgin Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Grenada, St. Kitts, Trinidad, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, French Guiana, Brazil, Guyana, Dominica, Montserrat and Antigua.The larvae feed on Cajanus cajan, Cicer and Dolichos species. They bore into the seed cavity of their host plant. A small mound of frass and silk covers the entrance hole. They feed on the seeds. Pupation takes place in the soil.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Tract
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136332124
  • 9786136332123