Image Number: 1305028

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Damage
Description:
Melonworm will primarily feed on foliage early in development, but can cause complete defoliation and will feed on fruit.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Pyraloidea
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Tribe: Spilomelini
Genus: Diaphania
Subject: Diaphania hyalinata (Linnaeus)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Violales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucurbita
Subject: Cucurbita pepo L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 26, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, June 15, 2011