Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

05102 Plum Fruit Moth Grapholita funebrana, Treitschke, 1835

BF1247 (ABH49.357)


General Information

Known to fruit growers as the plum fruit moth or red plum maggot, this species is a sporadic pest in plum orchards.

Wingspan: 10-15 mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), plums (Prunus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status:


Hedges and orchards and gardens where plums and damsons are grown.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Oriental Fruit Moth Grapholita molesta