Tuta absoluta or tomato moth is a very dangerous pest for solanaceous: potato, eggplant, pepper, especially tomato.
Can kill almost all harvest without control.
Adults are long 6-10 mm, of grey- brown color. Horns are black with grey rings. Caterpillars make mines inside the leaves in form of spots.
Active at over 9°С. Female lays about 240-300 eggs during life. Caterpillars live inside leaves, stalks and green fruit eating them. When molt, caterpillars appear from their mines. Pest have 4 instars, then pupate in soil or on plant. With age yellow larvae become green and black stripe on head appears. On fourth instar the back is pink and size of pest is 9 mm.
For preventive control in greenhouse use Macrolophus pygmaeus and Nesidiocoris tenuis.