the peach twig borer

the peach twig borer

Anarsia lineatella



Description: the peach twig borer is a lepidopteran with a 10-13 mm wingspan that seriously affects drupes such as the peach, nectarine, and apricot. It can also affect plums and almonds.


Number of annual generations: normally, 3 generations a year.


Damage: feeding larvae damage buds and shoots, withering them. They also attack the fruit.