Exotic Pest Reporting
Oriental Fruit Moth (OFM)
Oriental Fruit Moth (OFM) (Grapholita molesta ) is an insect pest of Peaches, Apples and Nectarines. It is a native of China and Japan and was first detected in Mid- Atlantic area in 1913.
The oriental fruit moth, Grapholita molesta, is among the most important insect pests of stone fruit trees, apples and pears.