Contributions to the Bionomics of Green Fruitworms: The Life History of Lithophane unimoda1,2

Author: RINGS, ROY W.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 65, Number 5, October 1972 , pp. 1325-1329(5)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Abstract:

The life history and developmental stages of Lithophane unimoda (Lintner) are described. This species overwinters in the adult stage and has one generation per year. Head-capsule measurements of larvae show 6 in stars, The species ranges from Nova Scotia westward to Saskatchewan, southward to Arkansas, and northward to the Yukon Territory.

L. unimoda docs not have a wide range of hosts, and the principal host is black cherry. Chokecherry appears to be a secondary host, and larvae are found only occasionally no cultivated deciduous tree fruits.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1972

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