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EENY-040: Bromeliad Pod Borer, Epimorius testaceellus Ragonot (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Figure 2. Hostplant damage from bromeliad pod borer, Epimorius testaceellus Ragonot. 3. Mature bromeliad (Tillandsia fasciculata) with several inflorescences; 4. Larval damage on flower spikes (one larva visible in opened flower pod) (Palmdale, FL).

Credit: Division of Plant Industry