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621308.003429Grapholita prunivora (Walsh, 1868) – Lesser Appleworm Moth
Distribution Data for Grapholita prunivora
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Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Semasia prunivora Walsh, 1868
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 177.288. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Grapholita prunivora
Mark Dreiling
Grapholita prunivora
Cheryl Moorehead
Grapholita prunivora
Bob Patterson
Grapholita prunivora
10mm – Jim Vargo
Grapholita prunivora
Arlo Pelegrin

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