Acrolepiopsis assectella, Leek Moth or Onion moth
Leek moth, Acrolepiopsis assectella, is an economically important pest of the crop plant under genus Allium.
The main host plants are leek and onion. This common pest is distributed throughout Europe from Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Yugoslavia (CIE, 1980). It is also distributed in southern Scandinavia, extending across Russia to Siberia (Zhang, 1994). Leek moth is also reported as an economic insect in Algeria (Lecomte, 1976) and Japan.