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Light Brown Apple Moth (female)

Epiphyas postvittana

Description:

Female light brown apple moth about 5mm long spotted near porch light

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Light Brown Apple Moth
Epiphyas postvittana Epiphyas postvittana - Light brown apple moth -- Discover Life


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3 Comments

JillBlack
JillBlack 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca for the ID and the great info link on this moth

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Epiphyas postvittana. Quite a pest of apple trees.
http://ucanr.edu/repository/CAO/landingp...

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Must be in the same family as the other one, Jill? (I thought they were the same moth to start with!) : )

JillBlack
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JillBlack

Puketapapa, Auckland, New Zealand

Spotted on Feb 13, 2013
Submitted on Feb 13, 2013

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