Bonagota salubricola

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Bonagota salubricola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Bonagota
Species: B. salubricola
Binomial name
Bonagota salubricola
(Meyrick, 1931)[1]
  • Eulia salubricola Meyrick, 1931
  • Phtheochroa cranaodes Meyrick, 1937

Bonagota salubricola, the Brazilian apple leafroller, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.[2]

The length of the forewings is 11–14 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on various plants, including Malus species. They roll the leaves of their host plant, and are considered an important pest.[4]


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  2. ^ Brown, John W. & Jozéf Razowski, 2003, Zootaxa 303: 1-31 [1]
  3. ^ Plagas animales
  4. ^ Anhalt, FA; Azevedo, JL; Sugayama, RL; Specht, A; Barros, NM (2010). "Potential of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) Sorokin (Ascomycetes, hypocreales) in the control of Bonagota salubricola (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) and its compatibility with chemical insecticides". Braz J Biol. 70: 931–6. doi:10.1590/s1519-69842010000500003. PMID 21180896.