Presence of <em>Nemapogon variatella</em> (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) in edible mushrooms in the Región del Maule, Chile

  • Francisco Urra Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile.
  • Guillermo Valenzuela Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero, Curicó, Región del Maule, Chile.


The presence of Nemapogon variatella (Clemens, 1859) is reported for the first time in Chile, from Cauquenes, Región del Maule, associated with edible mushrooms of genus Suillus Gray. Diagnostic characters, photographs and biological aspects of this species are given.


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How to Cite
Urra, F.; Valenzuela, G. Presence of <em>Nemapogon Variatella</Em&gt; (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) in Edible Mushrooms in the Región Del Maule, Chile. BNH 2017, 3, 34-38.
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