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Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
99058019580Pectinophora gossypiella – Pink Bollworm Moth – (Saunders, 1844)
  • (1) Natural History Museum: HOSTS- A Database of the World’s Lepidopteran Hostplants website
  • (2) Pest Tracker: National Agricultural Pest Information System website
  • (3) Hughes, G.B. and W. Moore. 2011. Identification Tool to the Pink Bollworm and its Look-Alikes. Identification Technology Program, CPHST, PPQ, APHIS, USDA; Fort Collins, CO. website
  • (4) Busck, A. 1917. The Pink Bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella [pdf]
  • (5) A bibliography of the Pink Bollworm Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) [pdf]
  • (6) Cotton Commodity-Based Pest Survey download pdf here
  • (7) Gilligan, T.M., and Passoa. 2014. LepIntercept- An identification resource for intercepted Lepidoptera larvae. USDA-APHIS-PPQ Identification Technology Program (ITP). Fort Collins, CO. Available here

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