Explanation of Names
Anarsia lineatella Zeller, 1839
Phylogenetic sequence #420453.00
Wingspan 15-18 mm.
Forewing length 5.5-7.0 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.
Zeller, P.C., 1839. Versuch einer naturgemäßen Eintheilung der Schaben. Isis, Leipzig
, 1839: 190