0218 Visual morphological identification of the light brown apple moth and other Tortricidae in California

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 2:20 PM
Room A12, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Marc Epstein , Lepidoptera Plant Pest Diagnostic Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
Todd M. Gilligan , Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
The visual identification of the Tortricidae larvae is difficult because of lack of morphological differences between species, especially in the early larval instars. This talk will go over the commonly encountered Tortricidae similar to the Light Brown Apple Moth in California and the morphological identification factors between them.

doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.33927