Distribution: tropical America.
Type locality: Brazil.
Synonyms: Hypsipyla cnabella Dyar 1914.
Source of record: Heinrich (1956) p. 28.
Method of identification: genitalia illustrated by Heinrich (1956)
figs. 5, 174, 655.
Notes: the larva is an often serious pest of Mahogany and Cedar (the Mahogany Shoot Borer).
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