Water ferns Azolla spp. (Azollaceae) as new host plants for the small China-mark moth, Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Acentropinae)

@inproceedings{FarahpourHaghani2017WaterFA,
  title={Water ferns Azolla spp. (Azollaceae) as new host plants for the small China-mark moth, Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Acentropinae)},
  author={Atousa Farahpour-Haghani and M. Hassanpour and F. Alinia and G. Nouri-Ganbalani and J. Razmjou and D. Agassiz},
  year={2017}
}
  • Atousa Farahpour-Haghani, M. Hassanpour, +3 authors D. Agassiz
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Water ferns (Azolla spp., Azollaceae) are reported for the first time as host plants for the larvae of the small China-mark moth Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Acentropinae) in rice fields and waterways of northern Iran. Cataclysta lemnata is a semi-aquatic species that has been recorded to feed on Lemnaceae and a few other aquatic plants. However, it has not been reported before on Azolla spp. Larvae use water fern as food source and shelter and, at high population… CONTINUE READING
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