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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Appearance of first generation larvae of the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Hulst)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), in the central United States

Author(s): V. H. Beregovoy

Year: 1985

Journal: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Volume: 58
Issue: 4
Pages: 739-742

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Wildlife
Research Setting(s): Agricultural, Field

Species Referenced: Coreopsis linifolia (Texas tickseed), Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis),

Abstract

Studies the use of host plants by the native sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum. Among the most commonly used host species were Helianthus annuus (cultivated annual sunflower) and three Florida native wildflowers: Coreopsis linifolia, C. tinctoria, and Gaillardia pulchella.

Suggested Citation

V. H. Beregovoy. "Appearance of first generation larvae of the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Hulst)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), in the central United States." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 58.4 (1985): 739-742.
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