Anthonomus amygdali Hustache, 1930
on almond, etc.
In the months of December, January a female deposits 35-45, each one singly in flower bud. The flowers buds turn brown and do not open. The larvae feed on the internal parts of the young fruits. Infected buds or fruits drop to the ground; jerking movements of the larva inside may make them “jump”.
Prunus armeniaca, dulcis, persica.
distribution within Europe
Anthonomus multifasciatus Pic, 1926.
Dieckmann (1968a), Friedman (2016a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Monaco (2016a), Papi (2009a).