EPPO Global Database

Tecia solanivora(TECASO)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Solanum tuberosum (SOLTU) Major host
* Cruz Roblero EN, Castillo Vera A, Malo EA (2011) First report of Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) attacking the potato Solanum tuberosum in Mexico. Florida Entomologist 97, 1055-1056.

* Povolny D (1973) Scrobipalpopsis solvanivora sp.n. - a new pest of potato (Solanum tuberosum) from Central America. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae, Facultas Agronomica, 21(1), 133-146.