EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/10

First record of Cydia molesta in South Africa

Larvae of Cydia molesta the Oriental Fruit Moth (EPPO A2-list) have been detected on peach in the Western Cape of South Africa.


Blomefield, T.L.; Geertsema, H. (1990) First record of the Oriental Fruit Moth, Cydia molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Oletheutinae) a serious pest of peaches in South Africa.
Phytophylactica 22, 355 - 357.