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33a0279 – 0724.1   Cremastobombycia lantanella (Busck, 1900)
Distribution Data for Cremastobombycia lantanella
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Distribution: USA: TX,
Type locality: Hawaii (introduced from Mexico).
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Taxonomic Notes: Cremastobombycia lantanella (Busck, 1900), first described as a Mexican species that had been introduced into Hawaii, was reported from TX by Palmer & Pullen (1995), Biological Control, 5(1):66.
  • Busck, A., 1910. New Central-American Microlepidoptera introduced into the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 12(3): 133.
  • Palmer, W.A. & K.R. Pullen, 1995. The phytophagous arthropods associated with Lantana camara, L. hirsuta, L. urticifolia, and L. urticoides (Verbenaceae) in North America. Biological Control, 5(1): 54-72.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
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