Wingspan of 15-19 mm. Forewings are long and narrow, mottled grey in colour and with a darker area along the anterior margin. Hind wings possess a fringe of long scales and only 5 veins arising from median cell.
Length up to 13 mm long. Orange-red when newly eclosed, becoming milky white and then back to orange-red when mature. Laid directly onto fruits.
Elliptical and pale yellowish-brown in colour. Distinctive ring of spines is present around the apex.
Eastern Asia, largely north-eastern China and Japan.
Primarily plant members of the Rosaceae family including apple, pear, peach, apricot, plum and quince.
Young larvae bore into fruit to feed on fleshy parts and seeds but rejecting the skin. Feeding by the larvae can cause discoloration of the fruit.
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