Andean potato tuber moth, Symmetrischema tangolias (Gyen 1913)

Potato Pests

Synonyms:

Trichotaphe tangolias (Gyen 1913)
Phthorimaea aquilina (Meyrick 1917)
Phthorimaea plaesiosema (Turner 1919)
(= Symmetrischema plaesiosema)
Phthorimaea melanoplintha (Meyrick 1926)
Gnorimoschema tuberosella (Busck 1931)

Taxonomic position:

Insecta, Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

Authors:

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

Common names:

South American potato tuber moth, spotted potato tuber moth, tomato stemborer (in Australia) (English)

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