Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Grapholita funebrana
Plum Fruit Moth
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (11 - 14 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Grapholita molesta
Oriental Fruit Moth

(Busck, 1916)1248 / 49.3541

Adventive.

Prunus persica, P. armeniaca with larva present in imported fruit. Bred from nectarines bought in both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Verification Grade Comment: Adventive

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 1998.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 11 - 14 mm.
Flight: Two or three generations March - September
Foodplant:   Peach
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/1998+VC37 - WorcestershireSO85 -
18/08/19961VC36 - HerefordshireSO73 -
04/09/1994+VC37 - WorcestershireSO85 -
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