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Euzophera osseatella

Wikipedia Abstract

The Eggplant Borer (Euzophera osseatella) is a species of snout moths in the genus Euzophera. It was described by Treitschke in 1832. It is found in Great Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, Syria, Israel and North Africa.The wingspan is 22–30 mm.The larvae feed on Potato, egg-plants tomato and pepper. Young larvae bore into the stem, down toward the root.
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Prey / Diet

Juglans regia (English walnut)[1]
Nicotiana tabacum (cultivated tobacco)[1]
Prunus dulcis (Almond)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Solanum melongena (Baingun cultivated eggplnat)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]
Virola gardneri (nutmeg)[1]
Zingiber officinale (Ginger)[1]



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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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