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Keiferia lycopersicella (Tomato Pinworm)

Synonyms: Gnorimoschema elmorei; Keiferia lenta; Phthorimaea lycopersicella

Wikipedia Abstract

Keiferia lycopersicella, the tomato pinworm, is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in warm areas in Mexico, California, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Hawaii, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. It has also been reported from greenhouses in Delaware, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia.The wingspan is 9–12 mm.
View Wikipedia Record: Keiferia lycopersicella

Prey / Diet

Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[1]
Solanum americanum (bird pepper)[1]
Solanum habrochaites (Tomatillo;)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Solanum melongena (Baingun cultivated eggplnat)[1]
Solanum nigrum (Black or Garden Nightshade)[1]
Solanum torvum (Turkey Berry)[1]
Solanum umbelliferum (blue witch nightshade)[1]
Solanum xanti (Purple Nightshade)[1]

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Attributes / relations provided by 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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