Cactoblastis mundelli Heinrich

Synonymy and Types
Cactoblastis mundelli Heinrich, 1939, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., 86: 359. 
Type locality: Arequipa, Perú.  Type deposition: National Museum of Natural History, Washington.

Diagnosis
Adult
Heinrich (1939) noted that this species was easily recognized by color of the male hindwing that is dull white with a "faint smoky tint" and the "ocherous suffusion" of the forewings.  Heinrich further noted that the female had a somewhat shorter ductus bursae than C. cactorum and that the male had a apical process of the gnathos that was nearly square when viewed ventrally

Larva
Undescribed

Distribution
This species is known only from the type locality.

Life History and Larval Hosts 
Life History:  Unknown

HostsAustroylindropuntia subulata (Muehlenpfordt) (=Opuntia exaltata Berger sensu Heinrich, 1939), an atypical host relative to other species of Cactoblastis.  

References
Heinrich (1939, 1956)