Guatemalan potato moth - Tecia solanivora
Effective: April 27, 2012
Taxonomic Position: Lepidoptera : Gelechiidae
Pest Type: Insects
This pest is a member of the following surveys: Solanaceous Hosts
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Pest Information
Hosts Identified in the CAPS Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Pest Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:

Approved Method(s)
Method Detail NAPIS Survey Method
Trap 101 - Large Plastic Delta Trap Kits, Orange 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap 102 - Large Plastic Delta Trap Kits, Red 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap 103 - Large Plastic Delta Trap Kits, White 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap Spacing:
Method Notes:

Approved Lure(s)
NAPIS Code Product Dispenser Effectiveness Compound(s)
58 Tecia solanivora Lure rubber septum 30 days
Lure Attachment:

Survey Recommendations
The following are recommendations for executing the survey using the approved methods for pest surveillance. The recommendations are developed through literature review and consultation with subject matter experts.
Key Diagnostic or Identification

Approved Method(s)
Mistaken Identities:

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