eggfruit caterpillar

/ɛgfrut ˈkætəpɪlə/ (say egfrooht 'katuhpiluh)

the caterpillar of the cream-and-brown butterfly, Sceliodes cordialis, the caterpillar living and feeding inside the fruit of the eggplant; a pest of the eggplant in Australia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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