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Glyphipterigid moth

Scientific Name
Glyphipterigidae
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Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
0 NZ - Unknown
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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Glyphipterigidae found in Tonga
Source
Rhode, B.E. Landcare Research
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Diagnostic Notes
[Note: Images are to represent family-level only]

According to Stout (1982: 265), larvae mine leaves and petioles. However, since it is most unlikely that they would be found on yam tubers, no quarantine action is required.
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Specimen Contact
New Zealand Arthropod Collection
Author
Rhode, B.E. & Crosby, T.K.
Created
08/07/2013 11:34 AEST
Last Updated
31/03/2014 00:12 AEST
Citation
Rhode, B.E. & Crosby, T.K. (2013) Glyphipterigid moth (Glyphipterigidae) Updated on 3/31/2014 12:12:46 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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