Grapholita lobarzewskii (Nowicki, 1860)
kent fruit piercer, appleseed moth
on Malus, Prunus
Malus domestica © Ruben Meert
The larva bores in the fruits. The impression of the infestation differs from that by Cydia pomonella: near the entrance opening into the fruit there are one or two lesser opening where frass is ejected. Moreover, later in the summer tha larva makes several short superficial feeding traces that radiate star-like from the entrance opening.
? Bivotine; the larva hibernates in a cocoon under loose bark etc.
distribution within Europe
Cydia lobarzewskii; Cydia prunivorana: Bradley, Tremewan & Smith 1976.
Biesenbaum (2010b), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1976a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Kolbeck, Lichtmannecker & Pröse (2005a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Sauter & Wildbolz (1989a), Szőcs (1977a).