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Species Carposina sasakii - Peach Fruit Moth - Hodges#2314

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Copromorphoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Family Carposinidae (Fruitworm Moths)
Genus Carposina
Species sasakii (Peach Fruit Moth - Hodges#2314)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Peach fruit borer
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carposina sasakii Matsumura, 1900
Syn: Carposina niponensis Walsingham, 1900 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Chujiro Sasaki (1857-1938).
4 spp. per n. of Mex. (MPG)
Wingspan 13–17 mm

Det. Ed Knudson
e. N. Amer., introduced from Asia
mostly: Jun-Sept (MPG)
Attacks peach, apple, pear, apricot, plum, jute, Crataegus (hawthorn), quince and Ziziphus sativa.
See Also
Moth Photographers Group - photographs of related species
Internet References
Carposina sasakii - CAB International
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1969. United States National Museum Bulletin, 289.