Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maruca pod borer, bean pod borer, soybean pod borer, mung moth, and the legume pod borer.
Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)


Family: Crambidae
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Caterpillar Hosts: Pest of leguminous crops like pigeon pea, cowpea, mung bean and soybean.
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Range: Worldwide in the tropics. Asia, Africa, North, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia & Oceania
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