prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)

Resources

  • Featured Creatures - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida
  • Wikipedia - Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
  • Featured Creatures - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Selected Images


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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Susan Ellis
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Susan Ellis
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Ignacio Baez
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Forest and Kim Starr
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Egg(s)
Susan Ellis
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Egg(s)
Susan Ellis
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Adult(s)
Jeffrey W. Lotz
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Jeffrey W. Lotz
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Ignacio Baez
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5199059

prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Cocoon(s)
Jeffrey W. Lotz
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Pupa(e)
Jeffrey W. Lotz
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prickly pear moth
Cactoblastis cactorum
Larva(e)
Susan Ellis

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Pyraloidea
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Tribe: Phycitini
Genus: Cactoblastis

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITBMDOA

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
cactus moth