Sceliodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)

african tomato pearl, eggplant fruit borer

on Solanaceae

parasite

The larvae bore in the fruits.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Capsicum annuum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Solanum linnaeanum, melongena.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Mally ao.

synonyms

Daraba, Leucinodes, laisalis.

notes

African species, sometimes as a migrant into southern Europe.

references

Corley (2005a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Mally, Korycinska, Agassiz ao (2015a).

mod 1.i.2020