It affects tomato, potato and eggplant.
Tuta absoluta is a lepidopteran 10 mm in size, which causes damage to tomato, eggplant and other Solanaceae.
They can have up to 12 generations a year.
The larvae cause damage to leaves and stems as well as to fruits, creating galleries and perforations in them. In stems, the galleries caused can affect the development of the plant.