Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Grapholita molesta

Grapholita molesta (Busck, 1916)

oriental fruit moth, peach moth

on broadleaved trees

parasite

Larvae bore in the shoots and fruits.

host plants

polyphagous, mainly on Rosaceae

Diospyros kaki; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Pyrus communis & subsp. pyraster.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

larva

picture on Lepiforum.

references

Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 11.iv.2021