First report of Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in pecan in Brazil
The cultivation of hardy pecan, Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch (Juglandaceae), has increased in Brazil in the current century; however, the knowledge about insect pests is limited. This report deals with the occurrence of Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (Lima) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in pecan trees for the first time in Brazil, discussing symptoms and possible risks.
Key Words: Carya illinoinensis; Juglandaceae; Olethreutinae; Graphotilini; citrus fruit borer
O cultivo de nogueira-pecã Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch (Juglandaceae), aumentou no Brasil no presente século, apesar disso informações sobre insetos praga são limitadas. Esse registro trata da ocorrência de Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (Lima) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) em nogueira-pecã no Brasil, relatando sintomas e possíveis riscos à cultura.
Palavras Chave: Carya illinoinensis; Juglandaceae; Olethreutinae; Graphotilini; bicho furão dos citros
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