North American Ecology (US and Canada). Erionota thrax is a year-round resident in the Hawaiian islands, where it was introduced from Guam in Aug. Erionota t. thrax (Linnaeus, ) (Banana Skipper). Pinned Specimens photo collection: Distribution and Larval Foodplants: Introduced to Hawaii. Synonymy. Butterflies of America. visitors. top. updated on Species Erionota thrax. Erionota thrax thrax (Linnaeus, ) Banana Skipper Introduced to Hawaii.
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This rapidly resulted in good biological control of the pest. Introduction Natural enemies generally keep populations of E.
Erionota thrax ; there are three subspecies: Waterhouse and Norris summarized the available information on the natural enemies of E. Igarashi S, Fukuda H, The first specimen of Papua New Guinea was caught in Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlandsbut the species only became established inand since it has spread throughout the mainland Sands and Sands, Prasad and Singh, Veenakumari and Mohanraj, Ichtiar Trax, pp.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Body and legs more or less concolorous with wings. Impact Top of page The pest status of E. Inthe species became established in Hawaii Nakao and Funasaki, ; Mau et al.
The young larva makes an oblique incision in the edge of the leaf.
banana skipper (Erionota thrax)
Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going erkonota Generate Report. Title Adult male, underside Caption Erionota thrax palm redeye, banana skipper, banana leafroller ; adult male, underside. The moth is brown with three yellow spots on the forewings.
Emergence takes place within the pupal shelter. However, control was not adequate with the egg parasitoid alone, and so C.
The eggs hatch in days. In the male genitalia, E. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental region. Introductions for biological control in Hawaii: Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Erionota thrax was first described by Linnaeus as early as The control of Erionota thrax Linn.
Hesperiidaea new record to Andaman Islands. Stevens LM, Kikuchi R, It reaches a length of cm, and has a long erionot that reaches to the tip of the abdomen and is free from where it leaves the wing sheaths. As deserted leaf rolls remain on the plant, the roll must be opened to check for the presence of the larva.
The apex of the forewing is acute and the outer margin straight slightly convex in the female. The butterflies of Mauritius.
Erionota thrax – Wikipedia
Title Adult male, upperside Caption Erionota thrax palm redeye, banana skipper, banana leafroller ; adult male, upperside. The adults are attracted by light and are sometimes found in dwelling houses. Revue Agricole et Scriere de erioonota Maurice,