Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Navel orangeworm (NOW) – Amyelois transitella

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Navel orangeworm feeds on a variety of fruit and nuts. It is a serious pest of nut crops such as English walnuts, pistachios and almonds, but also feeds on citrus, dates, figs, apples, pears and stone fruit.

Navel orangeworms occur in the United States and Canada.

Adult moth

 Images of Amyelois transitella captured with TRAPVIEW system:


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