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The host plant of Cercophana frauenfeldii (Felder) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in Magallanes.

Zúñiga-Reinoso, Á. ; Sepúlveda, J.

Anales del Instituto de la Patagonia 2016 Vol 44 No. 2 pp. 81-83;


This paper reports on the discovery of Drymis winteri as a new host for Cercophana frauenfeldii in Magallanes, Chile. The biology of C. frauenfeldii is discussed and the presence of its primary parasitoid, Perissocentrus chilensis, is pointed out.