Story: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry

Codling moth caterpillar

Codling moth caterpillar

Although codling moth caterpillars are mainly a pest of apples, they will also eat pears, nectarines, peaches, plums and apricots. They are present throughout New Zealand.

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Alison Popay, 'Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry - Apple and kiwifruit pests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Alison Popay, published 24 Nov 2008