Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Acrobasis vaccinii
(cranberry fruitworm)



Acrobasis vaccinii (cranberry fruitworm)


  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Acrobasis vaccinii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cranberry fruitworm
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Acrobasis vaccinii Riley

Preferred Common Name

  • cranberry fruitworm

Other Scientific Names

  • Mineola vaccinii Riley

International Common Names

  • French: pyrale des atocas

EPPO code

  • ACBAVA (Acrobasis vaccinii)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Pyralidae
  •                             Genus: Acrobasis
  •                                 Species: Acrobasis vaccinii

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

North America

United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-MichiganPresentCABI (Undated)
-WashingtonPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Campoletis patsuiketorum Parasite
Compsilura concinnata Parasite
Diadegma compressum Parasite
Nemorilla pyste Parasite
Paecilomyces farinosus Pathogen
Trichogramma minutum Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma pretiosum Parasite Eggs
Villa lateralis Parasite

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