Light Brown Apple Moth

Epiphyas postvittana

Family: Tortricidae

Order: Lepidoptera

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In grapes it chews bunches and indirectly inoculates them with Botrytis fungus which causes damage later in the season.

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References:

CSIRO. The Insects of Australia. Melbourne University Press. (1991)

WADA. Insects and Allied Pests of Extensive Farming. Department of Agriculture - Western Australia Bulletin No. 4185.

Avidov, Z. and Harpaz, I. (1969) Plant Pest of Israel. Israel University Press. P

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