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Common Name

Red-banded mango caterpillar, mango seed borer

Scientific Name

Deanolis sublimbalis; also known as Noorda albizonalis, and Deanolis albizonalis.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson 
Information from Red banded mango caterpillar (2013) Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Queensland Government. (; and from Royer J (2008) Red banded mango caterpillar. Mango industry biosecurity plan (threat-specific contingency plan). Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland Government. (; and Tenakanai1 D, et al. (2006) Red-banded mango caterpillar, Deanolis sublimbalis Snellen (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Odontinae), in Papua New Guinea. In: Price TV (ed) 'Pest and disease incursions: risks, threats and management in Papua New Guinea'. Canberra, ACIAR Technical Reports No. 62:161-165; and CABI (2012) Deanolis albizonalis (mango seed borer). Crop Protection Compendium. ( Photos 1-5 Walker K et al. (2005) Red banded mango caterpillar (Deanolis sublimbalis). (PaDIL - (

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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