Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of species is (Walker, 1863).
First confirmed in Alameda County in California near San Francisco in 2007; it's been reported from at least 11 counties in both northern and southern California- and it's still spreading.
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1. Larva. 2. Pupa. 3 and 4. Adults
Originally from Australia.
- Quarantine, Management, and Potential Impacts.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Plant Pest Information - Light Brown Apple Moth
Canadian site (The moth hasn't reached Canada, so the focus is on measures to keep it out).