Seq # 362930010

Grapholita funebrana Treitschke, 1835 Species

Last modified: April 6, 2021, 12:34 p.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Grapholita > Subgenus: Aspila > Species: Grapholita funebrana
Vernacular names
Pruimenmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1906a. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépidoptères de Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société entomologique de Belgique XIII: 1–172; XIV: 1–155. On page 137.




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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly from late April towards September in different generations a year. They come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa and Prunus domestica
Host plant (genera):

The larva feeds on the fruits of Prunus spinosa, Prunus domestica and other Prunus species. It hibernates as a full grown larva in a cocoon spun on bark or amongst plant debros on the ground. It can be a serious pest especially in orchards.

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