EPPO Global Database

Grapholita molesta(LASPMO)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1922
From CABI Pest map 008 (1990): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Introduced in France in 1922 and now established. Since 2003, its control is more difficult in peach and pome fruit orchards are increasingly attacked (Siegwart et al., 2010).
* Siegwart M, Coupard H, Mottet C, Sauphanor B (2010) Recrudescence de la tordeuse orientale. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 633, 28-32.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, pest no longer present view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...