Gonodonta nutrix

Gonodonta nutrix
Gonodonta nutrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Gonodonta
Species: G. nutrix
Binomial name
Gonodonta nutrix
Cramer, 1780
  • Gonodonta acmeptera

The Citrus Fruitpiercer (Gonodonta nutrix) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from in St. Lucia, Cuba, Jamaica, Florida and from Mexico to Paraguay.

The wingspan is 36–40 mm.

The larvae feed on Annona species, including Annona glabra. The adults pierce soft fruits to feed on plant juices. The feeding wound often spoils and renders the fruit unsalable.

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