Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

05107 Oriental Fruit Moth Grapholita molesta, (Busck, 1916)

BF1248 (ABH49.3541)


General Information

A serious pest of peach in many countries, molesta is sometimes imported with fruit into the British Isles.

Wingspan: 11 - 14 mm.
Foodplant(s): Peach (Prunus persica)
Flying: Two/three overlapping generations, March-September
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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Plum Fruit Moth Grapholita funebrana