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From Indonesia (Shepard and Barrion, 1998) have been recorded on C. pavonana. A predatory bug, Eocanthecona furcellata, was also reported from India. Fig. 8. Adult of Crocidolomia pavonana Fig. 9. Egg mass of Crocidolomia pavonana Pests of Cabbage and other Crucifers Fig. 10. Larvae of Crocidolomia pavonana 19 Fig. 11. ) Order: Lepidoptera Family: Pieridae Distribution: Asia, North Africa, Europe, Australia, North America Hosts: Crucifers Life cycle: Adults deposit single eggs that hatch in 3–4 days depending upon temperature.
Pests of Onion 45 Fig. 6. Tachinid parasitoid eggs on Spodoptera exigua larva Fig. 7. Larva of Spodoptera exigua infected by nucleopolyhedro virus Fig. 8. Larva of Spodoptera exigua killed by nucleopolyhedro virus Fig. 9. Larva of Spodoptera exigua killed by Nomurea rileyi Fig. 10. A microsporidian infecting a larva of Spodoptera exigua 46 Pests of Major Vegetable Crops Other remarks: There are several larval color phases, ranging from green to nearly black. Sometimes the dark-colored larvae are confused with other army worm species.
Common names: Chili thrips, Hevea thrips Scientific name: Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood Order: Thysanoptera Family: Thripidae Distribution: South Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Venezuela, the Caribbean Hosts: Chili, rubber, cashew, guava Life cycle: Adults vary from pale to brownish red and eggs are inserted into the plant tissue. The duration of the egg stage is 6–8 days, the larval stage is 6–7 days, and the pupal stage is 2–3 days. Adults live an average of 11 days and feed mostly on leaves.