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Species Lobesia botrana - European Grapevine Moth - Hodges#2729.1

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Olethreutini
Genus Lobesia
Species botrana (European Grapevine Moth - Hodges#2729.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)
Phylogenetic sequence #990445
FWL ≈ 4.5-8.0 mm (1)
Widely distributed in Europe, Central Asia, and parts of Africa. It has been recently discovered in California. (1)
Larvae feed on the flowers and fruit of grape and certain other plants. It is considered a major vineyard pest in its native range. (1)
Eradicated and no longer present in California.
See Also
Paralobesia viteana - size and wing pattern very similar, but the two species are easily separated by genitalia examination. (1)
Internet References
Tortricids of Agricultural Importance – detailed description of species (1)
Moth Photographers Group – species page (2)
Works Cited
1.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group