Leaf roller

                                                     Leaf roller

                                              Leaf roller
                                                  Fig 1:Pupa of Leaf roller.

                                              
                                              Fig 2:Leaf roller and rolled leaf.
                              Pest information
                     Leaf roller (Sylepta derogate)
                     Pyraustidae: Lepidoptera

                              Symptoms of damage
                  Leaves rolled in the form of trumpets fastened by silken threads. Marginal portions of leaves eaten away. Plants defoliated in severe attack. LARVA
                     
                   Description of pest
                   Larva: Bright green larva (glistening) with dark head and prothoraic shield. Adult: Moth with yellow wings having brown wavy markings.
                     

Posted on March 13, 2012, in Cotton Pest. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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