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Neotropical Entomology

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 289–290 | Cite as

First Record of Mysaromima liquescens Meyric (Lepidoptera: Elaschistidae) Damaging Paricá (Schizolobium parahyba var. amazonicum)

  • R M Pitta
  • F J Wruck
Scientific Note

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Amazonian tree Borer Insect pest Plant–insect interaction 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Authors thank Dr. Vitor O. Becker for the identification of Mysaromima liquescens.

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© Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Embrapa AgrossilvipastorilSinopBrasil
  2. 2.Embrapa Arroz e FeijãoSanto Antônio de GoiásBrasil

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