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

Figure 5. A cocoon constructed and occupied by a Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen larva. Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen use plant stems, leaves and other materials to construct their cocoons and attach to submerged stems or plant material.

Credit: Julie Baniszewski, University of Florida.