Potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller 1873)

Potato Pests

Synonyms:

Gelechia terrella (Walker 1864)
Gelechia operculella (Zeller 1873)
Gnorimoschema operculella (Zeller 1873)
Gelechia sedata (Butler 1880)
Parasia sedata (Butler 1880)

Taxonomic position:

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

Authors:

J. Kroschel, M. Sporleder, & P. Carhuapoma

Common names:

Potato tuberworm, tobacco splitworm (English), Teigne de la pomme de terre (French), Polilla de la papa (Spanish), Kartoffelmotte (German)

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