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EENY583: Hydrilla leafcutter moth (unofficial common name) Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Figure 2. Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, first instar larva eating hydrilla. First instar larvae are transparent, allowing consumed hydrilla to be visible in the gut.

Credit: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida.