North American Ecology (US and Canada). Erionota thrax is a year-round resident in the Hawaiian islands, where it was introduced from Guam in Aug. Erionota t. thrax (Linnaeus, ) (Banana Skipper). Pinned Specimens photo collection: Distribution and Larval Foodplants: Introduced to Hawaii. Synonymy. Butterflies of America. visitors. top. updated on Species Erionota thrax. Erionota thrax thrax (Linnaeus, ) Banana Skipper Introduced to Hawaii.
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Economic benefits to Papua New Guinea and Australia from the biological control of banana skipper Erionota thrax. Ito and Nakamori, This agriculture article is a stub. The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the eripnota members: Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 22 2: Retrieved from ” https: The banana skipper butterfly spreads as eggs on leaves of banana plants used as planting material, and, possibly, longer distances in vehicles, boats and planes.
The Rhopalocera of Java. Probably spread from Irian Jaya. The population of C. The pupal stage lasts for days.
However, control was not adequate with the egg parasitoid alone, and so C. In the male genitalia, E. Drought conditions favour outbreaks in Malaysia Kalshoven, ; Kalshoven and van der Erinota, University of Guam, unpublished report.
Externally, Erionota acroleucus and E. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Erionota thrax was first described by Linnaeus as early as Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden No. Distribution Top of page The most comprehensive information on the distribution of E. Furthermore, records from Poaceae and Fabaceae were not accepted, although several records from Zingiberales Strelitziaceae, Heliconiaceae were provisionally accepted.
Notes on a new insect pest in Mauritius: Schreiner I, Nafus D, The entire life thhrax lasts weeks. Go to yhrax map Knowledge Bank home Change location. Revue Agricole et Scriere de l’Ile Maurice, Indian and global distribution: Cultivations of Musa textilis can be severely damaged, as was found in southern Sumatra Kalshoven, ; Kalshoven and van der Laan, Veenakumari and Mohanraj, Introductions for biological control in Hawaii, The butterfly has to leave the case through the side wall as the larva closes the top of the case, and threads and frass hamper emergence at the other end.
Heavy infestations can lead to complete defoliation of banana trees, but such outbreaks are sporadic. Don’t need the entire report?
Tropical Press, pp. Pupal parasites in Indonesia include Brachymeria euploeaeXanthopimpla sp. The pupae, too, are covered in a white wax Photo 4. The rectangular spot in space 2 is the largest.
The forewing has three conspicuous, pale-yellow, semi-hyaline spots, in space 2, space 3 and cell. When the incised part of the leaf becomes too dry for food, the larva eironota the case and makes a new and bigger one in another part of the same leaf.
Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Even with lighter infestation, the leaves of the banana tree become useless as wrapping material.
The life histories of Asian butterflies, Vol. Erionota thrax was first described by Linnaeus as early as It is also recorded on bamboo, coconut, oil palm and other palms.
banana skipper (Erionota thrax)
This page was last edited on 16 Juneat You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Kesel pathra rol karnnage haniya palanaya kireema. Sikkim Nature Conservation Foundation. The butterflies of Mauritius. Share on facebook Erionots by email. Musa x paradisiaca Banana, MusaceaeCocos nucifera coconut palm, Arecaceae.
Based on the programme already carried out for Mauritius purportedly on E.