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Epiphyas postvittana
(Tortricidae)

light brown apple moth

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Species description or overview

Light brown apple moth species profile (USDA)
Extensive links for the light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana), including distribution maps and quarantine measures, are provided by the National Invasive Species Information Center.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Epiphyas postvittana information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Epiphyas postvittana, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Impacts

Light brown apple moth species profile (USDA)
Extensive links for the light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana), including distribution maps and quarantine measures, are provided by the National Invasive Species Information Center.


Management plans

Management plans for invasive animals by species (USDA)
Management plans for invasive animals are provided by the National Invasive Species Information Center.


Legislation/regulation

Eradication of isolated populations of light brown apple moth (LBAM) in California View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The proposed eradication of isolated populations of LBAM using Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki in California is reviewed in a revised environmental assessment from USDA APHIS (2007).

Treatment of light brown apple moth (LBAM) in the Seaside area in California View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Eradication of isolated populations of LBAM in California to control the spread of the pest is reviewed in the environmental assessment from the USDA APHIS (2007).

Finding of no significant impact treatment program for light brown apple moth (LBAM) in Santa Cruz and Northern Monterey Counties, California View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Proposed treatment of LBAM with pheromones in California counties was reviewed with a finding of no significant impact (USDA APHIS, 2007).

Treatment program for light brown apple moth (LBAM) in Santa Cruz and Northern Monterey counties, California View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The environmental assessment of the anticipated impacts from pheromone treatment of LBAM in California counties was prepapred by USDA APHIS (2007).


Images

Epiphyas postvittana images (Starr)
Images of Epiphyas postvittana (Tortricidae) (light brown apple moth are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.


Distribution

Light brown apple moth species profile (USDA)
Extensive links for the light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana), including distribution maps and quarantine measures, are provided by the National Invasive Species Information Center.


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