Anarsia lineatella

Peach Leafminer


Affects stone fruit trees


Anarsia lineatella is a 10-13 mm large lepidopteran of importance in stone fruit trees such as peach, apricot and nectarine. It can also cause damage to almond and plum trees.


Generally in Spain it presents 3 annual generations and we can begin to find presence in April.


It is one of the pests that cause most losses in stone fruit trees, causing damage to fruit, buds and shoots and causing their drying.