Seed-boring by tropical clearwing moths (Sesiidae): aberrant behaviour or widespread habit?
The seed-boring behaviour of clearwing moths is discussed, in particular that of Carmenta foraseminis reared from seeds of Gustavia superba (Lecythidaceae) in Panama. Larval food plant and distribution data for a complex of similar species are provided. -Authors
Publication Source (Journal or Book title)
Journal - Lepidopterists' Society
Harms, K., & Aiello, A. (1995). Seed-boring by tropical clearwing moths (Sesiidae): aberrant behaviour or widespread habit?. Journal - Lepidopterists' Society, 49 (1), 43-48. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/biosci_pubs/1591