Exotic Pest Reporting
European Grapevine Moth
European Grapevine Moth (Lobesia botrana) is an insect pest. It was first detected in California in 2009.
Lobesia botrana is a significant pest of berries and berry-like fruits in Europe, the Mediterranean, southern Russia, Japan, the Middle East, Near East, and Africa. This pest feeds primarily on the flowers and fruits of grape.
This insect pest has been identified by USDA-APHIS as a serious threat to US Agriculture and Natural Resources, and surveys have been planned for multiple states.
Visit the European Grapevine Moth program page for more information about this pest.
01/10/2014 - New Entry Requirements for Fresh Chilean Blueberries
11/19/2013 - Infestation updates trend positive
10/29/2012 - Invasive moths plague growers
10/29/2012 - Sonoma safe harvest
08/03/2012 - San Joaquin ag production hits record 2.2B in 2011
02/29/2012 - State Says It is Winning the Moth Wars
02/24/2012 - Feds announce $8m to fight grapevine moth
02/08/2012 - Growers Await Word on Moth Quarantine