Tuesday, 23 December 2014

European grape vine moth (EGVM) - Lobesia botrana

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European grape vine moth is best known as a pest of grapes, though it is polyphagous and has a wide host range across 27 plant families. Other plant hosts include carnations, black berries, cherries, currants, lilacs, nectarines and plums.
Lobesia botrana occurs in Central and Southern Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Japan and Thailand.

Adult moth

Images of Lobesia botrana captured with TRAPVIEW system:

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