Tomato Fruit Borer

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Helicoverpa armigera
Distinguishing Characters
The body length varies between 12 and 20 millimetres (0.47 and 0.79 in) with a wingspan of 30–40 millimetres (1.2–1.6 in).
The fore wings are yellowish to orange in females and greenish-gray in males, with a slightly darker transversal band in the distal third.
The external transversal and submarginal lines and the reniform spot are diffused.
The hind wings are a pale yellow with a narrow brown band at the external edge and a dark round spot in the middle.
Host Crop
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop