Miconia calvescens Predators - Page 1

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Lep larva that fed on Miconia calvescens. Length 20 mm. Rare. saa.
Lep larva that mimics moss, fed on Miconia calvescens. Length 25 mm. Rare. saa.
Possible Druentia sp. starting a leafroll on Miconia calvescens. Widespread and sometimes common. Known from other melastomes. Costa Rica 2000 to 2700 ft. el. Summer 1993.
Lep larva that fed on Miconia calvescens. Rare. saa.
Possible Antiblemma sp. and damage on Miconia calvescens. Common. 20 km S of Turrialba, Costa Rica 2200 ft. el. July, 1993.
Possible Ategumia sp. in leaf roll of Miconia calvescens (top) and exposed (bottom). Boca do Mato, 85 km NE of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 150 m el. March 30, 1994.
Lep larva that commonly fed on Miconia calvescens. Length 22 mm. saa.
Lep larva (bagworm) with damage on Miconia calvescens. Widespread and common. Northern and central Costa Rica 2000 to 2500 ft. el.
Lep larva that fed on Miconia calvescens. 20 km S of Turrialba, Costa Rica 2200 ft. el. Aug., 1993.
Lep larva that fed on Miconia calvescens. Length 15 mm. Few found. Aug., 1993. saa.
Possible Antiblemma sp. on Miconia calvescens. Common and widespread in Costa Rica 2000 to 2700 ft. el.
Lep larva (looper) and feeding damage on Miconia calvescens. Length 37 mm. Rare. Lake Arenal, Costa Rica 2000 ft. el.
Lep larva (looper) and feeding damage on Miconia calvescens. Rare. Lake Arenal, Costa Rica 2000 ft. el.
Lep larva that fed on young leaves of Miconia calvescens. Rare. Lake Arenal, Costa Rica 2000 ft. el.
Lep larva (looper) and feeding damage on Miconia calvescens. Rare. Lake Arenal, Costa Rica 2000 ft. el.

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