Photo 1. Caterpillar of bean pod borer, Maruca vitrata. Note, the two rows of dark dots on its back.
Bean pod borer
Maruca vitrata; it used to be known as Maruca testulalis.
AUTHORS Grahame Jackson, Mani Mua & Helen Tsatsia
Photo 1 Shepard M, Carner GR, Ooi PAC Insects and their Natural Enemies Associated with Vegetables and Soybean in Southeast Asia, Bugwood.org. Photo 3 Gerald McCormack, Cook Islands Biodiversity Website: (http://cookislands.bishopmuseum.org/).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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