volume 39, issue 6, P1048-1050 2010
DOI: 10.1590/s1519-566x2010000600032
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Abstract: ABSTRACT -Ormiscodes amphimone (Fabricius) is a phytophagous moth species known to severely defoliate woody species in Chile and Argentina. Here we document new records of O. amphimonehost associations emphasizing the role of Nothofagus pumilio as its primary host in our study area. This new record for Argentina is highly signifi cant given the economic importance of N. pumilio as a timber resource and the potential of O. amphimone to generate extensive outbreaks.