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grape caterpillar (GB)
tordeuse, ver de grappe (F)
bruco della tignola della vite (I)

First crawler generation of the Grape berry moth; look there.

Dreaded insect pest (also grape moth or wine moth) in viticulture belonging to the family of butterflies counts. There are two types that are visually distinguishable, but their way of life and the damage are almost identical. The Monovalent grape (Eupoecilia ambiguella) with black head capsule is found mainly in northern Bereichgen. The name derives from the broad band in the middle of the wing. The crossed grape moth or Kreuzbindiger grape moth (Lobesia botrana) with honey-colored head capsule occurs mainly in southern areas. In Central Europe both species are to be found. They have been big since the Middle Ages Vine pest known. The caterpillars eat flowers, fruits and leaves. Characteristic are the spun into a housing tube plant parts.

The hibernation takes place as a spun doll, which is preferably done in bark crevices of the stems. In the spring from the...

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