Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1844)

pink bollworm

on Gossypium

parasite

THe larva bores in the fruit, feeding on the seeds; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Gossypium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a).

mod 6.ii.2020