Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Summer Fruit Tortrix (SFTM) – Adoxophyes orana

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Sumer fruit totrix moth is polyphagous and feeds on many varieties of pome and stone fruits, and on numerous  deciduous trees in hedgerows and woods. The primary hosts are in the Rosaceae family, more specifically, hosts include Prunus spp., Malus spp. and Pyrus spp. The SFTM is considered to be the most damaging leaf
roller in Europe.
This species is widely distributed throughout Europe and several countries in Asia (China, Japan, and Korea).

Adult moth

Images of Adoxophyes orana captured with TRAPVIEW system:


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