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EENY-056: Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Figure 5. Damage from Cactoblastis cactorum. Left to right: recent to older damage. The frass from the moth is visible in the left, (fresh frass and mucilage oozing from holes in the cladode) and middle photo (dried frass).

Credit: Christine Miller, University of Florida