Phthorimaea operculella


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Noun1.Phthorimaea operculella - larva of potato moth; mines in leaves and stems of e.g. potatoes and tobacco
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Phthorimaea operculella - greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberwormPhthorimaea operculella - greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberworm
gelechiid, gelechiid moth - small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests
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Phthorimaea operculella, first detected in Tanzania in the late 1980s by pheromone trapping, is an important pest of potatoes in East Africa (Parker & Hunt 1989).
(Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), Myzus persicae Sulzer (Homoptera: Aphididae) and Phthorimaea operculella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
bassiana against potato tuber moth Phthorimaea operculella (Z.) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Lethal and sublethal effects of pesticides on the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and its parasitoid Orgilus lepidus Muesebeck (Hymenoptera: Braconidae).
Fertility life table of Trichogramma pretiosum (Hym., Trichogrammatidae) in eggs of Tuta absoluta and Phthorimaea operculella (Lep., Gelechiidae) at different temperatures.
Genetic and biological analysis of colombian Phthorimaea operculella granulovirus isolated from Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Biological effects of entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana on the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Seller).
& LAMAS, G., 2003.--Plantas biocidas usadas en el control de la polilla de la papa, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).