Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Opogona sacchari

Opogona sacchari (Bojer, 1856)

banana moth

on Musa, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in thick fleshy stems, partly in already decaying parts.

host plants

polyphagous

Dracaena draco; Musa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Species originally from Mauritius; in Europa mainly a pest in greenhouses.

references

Hrnčić, Radonjić & Perović (2017a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020