Pandemis heparana

Skin caterpillar

Cultivars:

Affects apple and pear crops

Description:

They develop two generations per year, there may be a third generation in autumn in mild climates. The first generation of adults occurs from May to August depending on the region, the second generation from July-August to October.

Damage:

Pheromone monitoring of the pest is key to detecting its presence, establishing the population level and programming control measures.