Rice leaf folder
Cnaphalocrocis medinalis. A moth in the Crambidae. Another species, Marasmia patnalis, looks similar, complicating identification.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (rice leaf folder) (2019) Crop Protection Compendium. (http://www.cabi.org/cpc); and Leaf folder management in rice. Plantwise Fact sheets for farmers. CABI Plantwise Knowledge Bank. (https://www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank/factsheetforfarmers/20147800010); and (including Photo 1) from Rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis. Rice Knowledge Bank. (http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/training/fact-sheets/pest-management/insects/item/rice-leaffolder). Photo 2 Quarti Rice leaf roller moth (Cnaphalocrocis medinalis) on a building wall in Canungra, Queensland, Australia. (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rice_Leaf_Roller.JPG). Photo 3 McCormack, Gerald (2007) Cook Islands Biodiversity Database, Version 2007.2. Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust, Rarotonga. Online at http://cookislands.bishopmuseum.org/results.asp?ebg=Cnaphalocrocis+&Submit=Search&search=true.
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