First Record of Mysaromima liquescens Meyric (Lepidoptera: Elaschistidae) Damaging Paricá (Schizolobium parahyba var. amazonicum)
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We report Paricá as the first host recorded for Mysaromima liquescens Meyrick, and the damaging potential of M. liquescens larvae as borers in Nova Canaã do Norte, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
KeywordsAmazonian tree Borer Insect pest Plant–insect interaction
Authors thank Dr. Vitor O. Becker for the identification of Mysaromima liquescens.
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