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Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
99071519715Phthorimaea absoluta (Meyrick, 1917) – Tomato Leafminer
  • (1) Natural History Museum: HOSTS- A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants website
  • (2) Hayden, J. E., Lee, S., Passoa S.C., Young, J., Landry, J.-F., Nazari, V., Mally, R., Somma, L.A., and Ahlmark. K.M. 2013. Digital Identification of Microlepidoptera on Solanaceae. USDA-APHIS-PPQ website
  • (3) Key to separate native and quarantine significant species of Gelechiidae on Solanaceae in Florida and the Gulf Coast region. [pdf]
  • (4) Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project - website.
  • (5) Corro Chang, P.E. & M.A. Metz, 2021. Classification of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick, 1917) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae: Gnorimoschemini) Based on Cladistic Analysis of Morphology. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 123(1): 41-54.

Phthorimaea absoluta
Phthorimaea absoluta

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