Adults are 3-5 mm in length. They are yellowish-orange in colour. The thorax is creamy white to yellow with a pattern of black blotches. Wings are patterned with black, brown and brownish-yellow markings.
Mature larvae reach a length of 7-9 mm. Larvae are legless and the body tapers from the posterior to the anterior end. Black mouth hooks are visible in the second and third instars.
Pupae are cylindrical with rounded ends, and 4-6 mm in length. Initially, they start being straw-coloured and then become dark reddish-brown. Pupation usually occurs in soils.
Eggs are white, smooth and banana-shaped with a length of 1 mm. Eggs are laid under the skin of a fruit.