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Mango flower webworm (334) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Mango flower webworm

Scientific Name

Dudua aprobola; previously known as Platypeplus aprobola.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and (plus Photo 1)Soumya BR et al. (2017) Diversity and economic status of Lepidopteran insect-pest on two major varieties of mango. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 5(3): 838-843. (; and from Dudua aprobola. Wikipedia. ( Photo 2 Dudua aprobola (Meyrick) (2013). ( Photo 3 Gerald McCormack, Cook Islands Biodiversity & Natural Heritage. (

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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