How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Pest identification and confirmation—Strawberry leafroller

Strawberry leafroller -- Ancylus comptana fragariae
Adult moths have reddish brown wings with conspicuous, wavy white lines. Larvae are slender, green, with brown heads and can be distinguished by dark brown markings on the upper side of the end of the abdomen.

Garden tortrix -- Ptycholoma peritana
Adult moths are grayish brown with a dark brown spot and a dark brown diagonal stripe on each wing. Larvae are slender, grayish green with light brown heads that have a small but distinct dark spot on each side.

Orange tortrix -- Argyrotaenia citrana
Adult moths have tan to rusty brown forewings. Larvae are greenish to bright yellow or pale straw colored with a golden head and shield on the segment behind their head.

Strawberry leafroller moth adult
Strawberry leafroller moth adult
Garden tortrix adult
Garden tortrix adult

Garden tortrix larva
Garden tortrix larva

Orange tortrix adults
Orange tortrix adults
Orange tortrix larva
Orange tortrix larva

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