Tomato Looper, Chrysodeixis chalcites
Plusia chalcites is the serious pest of tomato, tobacco, cotton, crucifers, and legumes.
The Common names are golden twin spot, tomato looper; green garden looper. The synonym of this species is Chrysodeixis chalcites. It is geographically distributed in across the Europe, North Africa, Middle East, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The high level of infestation is known to be established in green houses or poly-tunnels protested vegetables and decorative plants in Morocco, Bulgaria, other North African and Mediterranean countries.
Russell IPM manufactures and supplies pheromone lure, trap and complete monitoring systems for Tomato looper moth Plusia chalcites. Pheromone trap data gives early warning of the infestation and also exhibit the density of the insect population.