Pest Photo

James Hayden, FDACS Division of Plant Industry,

Guatemalan potato moth

Tecia solanivora

Guatemalan potato moth (Tecia solanivora) is an insect pest of potato. It is a native of Central and South America.

Larval feeding in potatoes can completely destroy the tubers.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
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