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EENY336: Mahogany Shoot Borer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae)

Figure 10. West Indies mahogany, Swietenia mahagoni, seed capsules and their parts damaged by mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller). Left to Right: Capsule in initial stage of dehiscence, dehisced insect-free capsule, core damaged by larvae, dehisced capsule with larval damage.

Credit: F.W. Howard, University of Florida