Explanation of Names
Anarsia lineatella Zeller, 1839
* phylogenetic sequence #069350
Wingspan 15-18 mm.
Forewing length 5.5-7 mm.(1)
Adult steel gray; larva reddish brown
Common in the European continent.
Fruit trees such as plums and peaches.
Overwinter as hibernacula under bark. In spring they bore into new stems.(1)
Probably introduced in the 1880s. A pest of fruit trees, especially peach.
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.10.26m, p.101