Costal band incomplete with isolated spot at wing tip. Narrow part of cell br lacks microtrichia. Two spots on face, one in each antennal furrow. Lateral yellow stripes along each side of thorax. Pair of dark marks on tergite 3 and no medial dark line except on tergite 5.
Third instar with length of 7.5-10 mm and width of 1.5-2 mm.
Elongated, whitish, rounded at posterior end and slightly pointed at anterior end. Lad beneath the skin of host fruit.
India and Pakistan, Mauritius, the Middle East and northern Africa.
A range of fruit crops including guava (Psidium), mango (Mangifera), peach (Prunus) and citrus.
Larvae feed internally on the fruiting stage. Resinous deposits near puncture holes are often signs of female oviposition. Decomposition of the fruit often follows.
Up to 8.