North American Ecology (US and Canada). Erionota thrax is a year-round resident in the Hawaiian islands, where it was introduced from Guam in Aug. Erionota t. thrax (Linnaeus, ) (Banana Skipper). Pinned Specimens photo collection: Distribution and Larval Foodplants: Introduced to Hawaii. Synonymy. Butterflies of America. visitors. top. updated on Species Erionota thrax. Erionota thrax thrax (Linnaeus, ) Banana Skipper Introduced to Hawaii.
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Heavily damaged or defoliated trees are less suitable for vegetative multiplication. There are multiple generations per year.
Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Possibly introduced from the Philippines. Maruyama, ; Waterhouse, The larvae of E. The pupa is also covered with the waxy secretion. A revision of the genus Erionota Mabille Lep.: Detection and Inspection Top of page The presence of E. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Leaf roll opened to show almost full-grown larva of E.
The butterflies are not as commonly encountered as may be anticipated from their size and the commonly found larvae. Nakao and Funasakipubl. When several larvae erionnota living from the same leaf, nothing will remain but the midrib with large cigar-shaped cases hanging from it. It is an introduced species on various Pacific islands, including the Solomon Islands and Hawaii. Wings beneath paler than above; posterior wings with a discal, rounded, macular, darker fascia.
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Errionota is pale green and clothed with short, silky hairs. Erionota thrax was first described by Linnaeus as early thrsx Muniappan, ; Nafus and Schreiner, ; Nakao and Funasaki,publ. Motono A, Negishi N, Biodiversity Atlas – India is a species-based bioinformatics platform that is voluntarily supported by numerous organisations such as the National Centre for Biological SciencesIndian Foundation for ButterfliesDiversity Indiaand Titli Trust.
Introductions for biological control in Hawaii: This is Hong Kong: Title Adult male, underside Caption Erionota thrax palm redeye, banana skipper, banana leafroller ; adult male, underside.
Eggs The eggs are conspicuously yellow. Report an error or make a comment on the page.
A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India. Gressitt ; Muniappan The first specimen of Papua New Guinea was caught in Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlandsbut the species only became established inand since it erionpta spread throughout the mainland Sands and Sands, The species is common on the plains in Peninsular Malaysia as is E. Rolled edges of banana leaf by the banana skipper, Erionota thrax.
Nakao and Funasaki, ; Anon. The moth is brown with three yellow spots on the forewings.
Guam, Hawaii and Mauritius have introduced the egg parasite, Ooencyrtus erionotaeand the larval parasite Apanteles erionotae. Biological Control There have been several programmes of biological control against E. It is partly overlapped by the cell spot, which is also rectangular, but outwardly excavate rounded in the Moluccas. Introductions for biological control in Hawaii, The Butterflies of Sulawesi: In case of an outbreak, hand-removal of the easily found leaf rolls is the best option for control; however, if this is not possible, chemical treatment directed at the newly-hatched larvae may be effective, but is seldom required Ashari and Rhrax, Hong Kong, pp.
The larvae are pale green, but from the second instar the larvae, with the exception of the black head, are entirely covered by a white, waxy powder that can easily be rubbed off.
The presence of E. The rectangular spot in space 2 is the largest. BOI website is produced by: The older larvae remain close to the top of the case to prevent rain water entering. Papilio thrax Linnaeus, Cultivations of Musa textilis can be severely damaged, as was found in southern Sumatra Kalshoven, ; Kalshoven and van der Laan,