EPPO Global Database

Carposina sasakii(CARSSA)

Distribution details in Japan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 511 (1990): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Serious pest in fruit growing areas (e.g. it is considered as the most destructive insect of apples in Aomori prefecture).
References
* Hukusima, S. (1953) (Ecological studies on the peach fruit moth Carposina niponensis. I. Period of adult emergence of the first brood. Bulletin of the Hokkaido Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station n°37 (in Japanese).

* Kawashima K (2008) Bionomics of the peach fruit moth Carposina sasakii Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) Bulletin of the Apple Experiment Station, Aomori Prefectural Agriculture and Forestry Research Center no. 35, 1-51.

* Komarova, G. F. (1981) Zashchita Rastenii No. 9, 37-38.

* Siezo, N.T.N. (1968) List of important Diseases and Pests of Economic Plants in Japan. Japanese Plant Protection Society, Tokyo (in Japanese).