Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Peach Twig Borer Moth
Anarsia lineatella Zeller, 1839

Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Anacampsinae
Identification: Forewing mottled gray and whitish. Sharpest marking is black spot at middle of costa; smaller black spot closer to forewing base. Hindwing gray.
Wing Span: 1-1.5 cm.
Life History: Spring larva bores tunnels in twigs and buds; later generations attack twigs and fruits.
Flight: May-August; 3-4 broods.
Caterpillar Hosts: Peach and plums.
Adult Food:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
NCGR: Not listed
Management Needs: A minor pest in eastern U.S.
Comments: NULL