Lophyrotoma interrupta

Lophyrotoma interrupta

the Australian sawfly, whose host plant is Eucalyptus melanophloia, the silver-leaved ironbark; produces larvae which can cause poisoning if eaten, because of their content of lophyrotomin.
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Na Australia, as larvas da Lophyrotoma interrupta (Pergidae) causaram mortalidade em bovinos e ovinos (MCKENZIE et al.
Lophyrotomin, a new toxic octapeptide from the larvae of sawfly, Lophyrotoma interrupta.