Forewings dark brown to black with yellow markings. Hindwings pale brown to yellow and fringe like. Body black
Larvae are pale with a brown head and prothoracic plate.
Laid individually on flower clusters and twigs.
The Middle East and parts of Asia
Newly hatched larvae penetrate flower clusters or stems to feed. Infested flower clusters turn black and fall off trees. Infested stems show stunted growth and early fruit drop occurs.