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Mature Prickly Pear Moth larvae on cladode of prickly pear Featured Cactus Moth Image

Mature Prickly Pear Moth larvae on cladode of prickly pear

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Mature Prickly Pear Moth larvae on cladode of prickly pear.
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Larvae bore into and feed on cactus pads, killing them. Introduced from South America to control prickly pear (Opuntia) infestations. Occurs in Valley Bushveld and other arid areas where prickly pears occur.
Alan J. S. Weaving
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