Omnivorous Platynota Moth (Platynota rostrana)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Omnivorous Platynota Moth (Platynota rostrana)

A Tortricid moth. Larvae are leafrollers and may be a pest of citrus, Opuntia (cactus) and some others

Learn: http://books.google.com/books/reader?id=e8AUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&pg=GBS.PA298-IA3

Learn about larvae of this genus: http://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG136/cater13.html

More info: http://www.digplanet.com/wiki/Platynota_rostrana

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