How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Pest identification and confirmation—Leafrollers

Here are five common leafrollers found in backyards:

Orange tortrix
Orange tortrix

Yellowish green bodies with gold head capsules and prothoracic shields; found in coastal areas

Fruittree leafroller
Fruittree leafroller

Green, with a shiny black head; found throughout California mostly in spring

Omnivorous leafroller
Omnivorous leafroller

Translucent and chalky white bumps on each segment, brown head; mostly in interior California

Apple pandemis
Apple pandemis

Green bodies with yellowish green or straw-colored head capsules; found in coastal areas

Obliquebanded leafroller
Obliquebanded leafroller

Yellowish green with a brown to black head capsule; found throughout California

 

 

 


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