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- Gotoh, Tadao; Schaefer, Paul W.; Doi, Nobuo
- Entomological science 2004 v.7 no.2 pp. 125
- life cycle (organisms); Lymantria; food plants; Juglandaceae; Juglans; Juglans regia; Pterocarya; developmental stages; instars; overwintering; eclosion; seasonal development; moths; Japan
- ... The food plants and life cycle of Lymantria bantaizana were investigated in Iwate Prefecture, northern Honshu, Japan from 2000 to 2002. Eggs laid in July hatched approximately 10 days after oviposition. Hatched larvae fed only on Juglandaceae, Juglans mandshurica var. sachaliensis, J. regia var. orientalis and Pterocarya rhoifolia when reared in the laboratory. In field rearing, the plants of Jugl ...