Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller, 1873),

Bidzilya, Oleksiy, Karsholt, Ole, Kravchenko, Vasiliy & Šumpich, Jan, 2019, An annotated checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) of Israel with description of two new species, Zootaxa 4677 (1), pp. 1-68: 53

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Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller, 1873)
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Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller, 1873) 

Gelechia  (? Bryotropha  ) operculella Zeller, 1873  —Verh. Zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 23 (Abh.): 262, pl. 3, fig. 17.

Gelechia terrella Walker, 1864  —List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 30: 1024 (preocc. Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775).

Bryotropha solanella Boisduval, 1874  —J. Soc. centr. Hort. Fr. 2 (8): 713.

Gelechia tabacella Ragonot, 1879  —Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 5 (9): cxlvi.

Gelechia sedata Butler, 1880  —Cist. Ent. 2: 560.

Gelechia piscipellis Howard, 1897  — U.S. Dept. Agric. Div. Ent. Bull. 7: 76.

Phthorimaea argentinae Povolný, 1989  —Steenstrupia 15: 95.

Records. Bodenheimer 1930a: 174 ( solanella  ); Amsel 1933: 125 ( solanella  ); Bodenheimer 1937: 100; Bytinski-Salz 1966: 34; Yathom & Meisner 1966: 167.

Material examined. 2 ex., Daganya , (Palmoni) ( SMNK)  ; 1 ♀, Beth Dagon , 30.ix.1964 (Shoham)  ; 5 ♀, Rehovoth, Volkomi , ix.1978 (Kaplan)  ; 1 ♀, Tel Aviv, 15.vii.1975 (Kaplan)  ; 1 ♀, Hazeva, Field School , 26.iv.1998, Malaise Trap (Ashkenazi)  ; 1 ♂, slopes by Yflach , 31.v.2004 (Kravchenko) (all TAU)  .

Host plant. In Israel larvae feed on Solanum tuberosum  L. and S. melongena  L.

Distribution. Neotropical species that has been introduced into all continents except Antarctica ( CABI 2019).

SMNK

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkunde Karlsruhe (State Museum of Natural History)

TAU

Tel-Aviv University