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Anarsia lineatella
(peach twig borer)

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Anarsia lineatella (peach twig borer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 11 October 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Anarsia lineatella
  • Preferred Common Name
  • peach twig borer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Anarsia lineatella Zeller

Preferred Common Name

  • peach twig borer

Other Scientific Names

  • Anarsia pruniella Clemens

International Common Names

  • Spanish: minadora pequeña del melocotonero
  • French: petite mineuse du pêcher; teigne du pêcher

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: ferskenmol
  • Germany: Pfirsichmotte
  • Israel: ash hamishmesh
  • Italy: tignola del pesco
  • Netherlands: perzikscheutboorder
  • Sweden: persikmal
  • Turkey: seftali filiz guvesi

EPPO code

  • ANARLI (Anarsia lineatella)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Gelechiidae
  •                             Genus: Anarsia
  •                                 Species: Anarsia lineatella

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaPresentEPPO, 2014
-GuangdongPresentEPPO, 2014
-XinjiangPresentYang et al., 2005
Georgia (Republic of)PresentEPPO, 2014
IndiaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-Jammu and KashmirPresentEPPO, 2014
IranPresentEPPO, 2014
IraqPresentEPPO, 2014
IsraelPresentEPPO, 2014
JapanAbsent, unreliable recordEPPO, 2014
LebanonPresentEPPO, 2014
MyanmarRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
PakistanPresentEPPO, 2014
SyriaPresentEPPO, 2014
TajikistanRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
TurkeyRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
UzbekistanPresentEPPO, 2014

Africa

AlgeriaPresentEPPO, 2014
EgyptPresentEPPO, 2014
LibyaPresentEPPO, 2014
MoroccoWidespreadEPPO, 2014
TunisiaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014

North America

CanadaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-British ColumbiaPresentEPPO, 2014
-OntarioPresentEPPO, 2014
USAWidespreadEPPO, 2014
-ArizonaPresentEPPO, 2014
-CaliforniaPresentEPPO, 2014
-ColoradoPresentEPPO, 2014
-DelawarePresentEPPO, 2014
-GeorgiaPresentEPPO, 2014
-IdahoPresentEPPO, 2014
-IllinoisPresentEPPO, 2014
-IndianaPresentEPPO, 2014
-KansasPresentEPPO, 2014
-KentuckyPresentEPPO, 2014
-MarylandPresentEPPO, 2014
-MassachusettsPresentEPPO, 2014
-MichiganPresentEPPO, 2014
-MississippiPresentEPPO, 2014
-MissouriPresentEPPO, 2014
-NebraskaPresentEPPO, 2014
-NevadaPresentEPPO, 2014
-New MexicoPresentEPPO, 2014
-New YorkPresentEPPO, 2014
-North CarolinaPresentEPPO, 2014
-OhioPresentEPPO, 2014
-OklahomaPresentEPPO, 2014
-OregonPresentEPPO, 2014
-PennsylvaniaPresentEPPO, 2014
-South CarolinaPresentEPPO, 2014
-TexasPresentEPPO, 2014
-UtahPresentEPPO, 2014
-WashingtonPresentEPPO, 2014

Europe

AustriaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
BelgiumPresentEPPO, 2014
BulgariaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
CroatiaWidespreadEPPO, 2014
CyprusRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
Czech RepublicRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
DenmarkPresentKarsholt and Razowski, 1996; EPPO, 2014
FinlandAbsent, formerly presentKarsholt and Razowski, 1996; EPPO, 2014
FranceRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
GermanyWidespreadEPPO, 2014
GreeceRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-CretePresentEPPO, 2014
HungaryWidespreadEPPO, 2014
ItalyWidespreadEPPO, 2014
-SardiniaPresentEPPO, 2014
-SicilyPresentKarsholt and Razowski, 1996
LithuaniaPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
MaltaPresentEPPO, 2014
NetherlandsAbsent, formerly presentEPPO, 2014
PolandPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
PortugalRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
RomaniaPresentEPPO, 2014
Russian FederationRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-Southern RussiaPresentEPPO, 2014
SerbiaPresentEPPO, 2014
SlovakiaWidespreadEPPO, 2014
SloveniaPresentTom?e et al., 2004; EPPO, 2014
SpainWidespreadEPPO, 2014
SwedenAbsent, formerly presentKarsholt and Razowski, 1996; EPPO, 2014
SwitzerlandAbsent, formerly presentKarsholt and Razowski, 1996; EPPO, 2014
UKAbsent, intercepted onlyEPPO, 2014
UkraineRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, formerly presentEPPO, 2014
-QueenslandAbsent, formerly presentEPPO, 2014
-VictoriaAbsent, confirmed by surveyEPPO, 2014

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / gummosis
Fruit / internal feeding
Inflorescence / internal feeding
Leaves / wilting
Stems / dieback
Stems / internal feeding
Stems / wilt

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Ascogaster quadridentatus Parasite Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki Pathogen Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen Larvae
Cheyletus eruditus Predator
Dibrachys cavus Parasite Maha et al., 2008
Dolichogenidea anarsiae Parasite Larvae
Erynnia tortricis Parasite Larvae
Euderus cushmani Parasite Larvae
Glyptapanteles Parasite Maha et al., 2008
Glyptapanteles africanus Parasite Maha et al., 2008
Glyptapanteles maculitarsis Parasite Maha et al., 2008
Hyperteles lividus Larvae
Macrocentrus ancylivora Parasite Larvae
Paralitomastix pyralidis Parasite Larvae
Paralitomastix varicornis Parasite Larvae
Pristomerus vulnerator Parasite Larvae
Pyemotes tritici Parasite Larvae

References

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ACTA, 1990. In Guide pratique de défense des cultures, 4Fme édition. Paris, France: Editions le Carrousel et ACTA.

Brunner JF; Rice RE, 1984. Peach twig borer, Anarsia lineatella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), development in Washington and California. Environmental Entomology, 13(2):607-610.

CABI/EPPO, 1998. Distribution maps of quarantine pests for Europe (edited by Smith IM, Charles LMF). Wallingford, UK: CAB International, xviii + 768 pp.

CIE, 1959. Distribution Maps of Pests, Series A No. 103. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Dickler E, 1982. The distribution of the quarantine pests Anarsia lineatella Zell. and Grapholitha molesta Busck in the Federal Republic of Germany. Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes, 34(10):145-152.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Karsholt O; Razowski J, 1996. The Lepidoptera of Europe: a distributional checklist. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books, 380 pp.

Maha AH; Hekal AM; Sakr HE; Hanafy HE; Azab SA, 2008. New recorded parasitoids of the peach twig borer, Anarsia lineatella Zell. (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on peach in Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 18(2):339-341. http://www.esbcp.org

Molinari F; Cravedi P, 1990. The disruption method for control of Cydia molesta (Busck) and Anarsia lineatella Zell. Informatore Fitopatologico, 40(3):31-36.

Oloumi-Sadeghi H; Esmaili M, 1983. The moth population study of peach twig borer (Anarsia lineatella Zeller) in Ghazvin and Karadj from 1975-80. Entomologie et Phytopathologie Appliquees, 50(1/2):Pe pp. 1-16; en pp.

Olson WH; Pickelo C; Rice RE; Barnett WW, 1995. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Prune and Plum. www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG.

Quarles W, 1997. Mating disruption for the peach twig borer. IPM Practitioner, 19(5/6):1-8; 44 ref.

Reil WO; Johnson TW; Profita JC; Davis CS; Hendricks LC; Rough D, 1981. Monitoring peach twig borer in almonds with sex pheromone traps. California Agriculture, 35(9/10):19-21.

Rice RE; Barnett WW; Steenwyk RA van, 1996. Insect and mite pests. In: Micke WC, ed. Almond production manual. Oakland, California, USA: University of California.

Smith IM; McNamara DG; Scott PR; Holderness M, 1997. Quarantine pests for Europe. Second Edition. Data sheets on quarantine pests for the European Union and for the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. Quarantine pests for Europe. Second Edition. Data sheets on quarantine pests for the European Union and for the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization., Ed. 2:vii + 1425 pp.; many ref.

Talhouk AS, 1977. Contribution to the knowledge of almond pests in East Mediterranean countries. VI. The sap-sucking pests. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie, 83(3):248-257.

Tom?e S; Zezlina I; Milevoj L, 2004. Dynamics of appearing Cydia molesta and Anarsia lineatella in peach orchards in Slovenia. Bulletin OILB/SROP [Proceedings of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group 'Integrated plant protection in stone fruit', Opatjia, Croatia, 14-16 October 2002.], 27(5):49-53.

Yang Sen; Tulake T; Li Jian, 2005. Occurrence and infestation of pest insects on apricot in Xinjiang, China. Xinjiang Agricultural Sciences, 42(5):363-365. http://www.xjnykx.periodicals.com.cn

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