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Eupoecilia ambiguella

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Dreaded insect pest (also grape moth or wine moth) in viticulture that belongs to the butterflies counts. There are two types that can be distinguished optically, but their way of life and the damage pattern are almost identical. The single-headed grape wrapper (Eupoecilia ambiguella) with a black capsule occurs mainly in northern areas. The name derives from the wide bandage in the middle of the wing. The crossed grape wrapper or crossbind grape wrapper (Lobesia botrana) with a honey-colored head capsule occurs mainly in southern areas. Both types can be found in Central Europe. They have been great since the Middle Ages Vine pest known. The caterpillars eat flowers, fruits and leaves. The plant parts spun into a tube are characteristic.

The hibernation takes place as a spun-in doll, this preferably taking place in the bark cracks of the stems. The moths hatch in...

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