Microlepidoptera on Solanaceae

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About the tool

This website is designed to improve the ability of plant inspectors and diagnosticians to identify larval and adult Microlepidoptera that feed on plants in the family Solanaceae.

Illustrated glossary

For users less familiar with lepidopteran terminology, this tool includes an illustrated glossary. Click on a term to view an image, or scroll through the glossary gallery.

Specimen preparation

Many features in the key require dissection or microscopic examination. Basic techniques to prepare and mount your specimen for examination can be found here.