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Other Pests You May See—Dormant/Delayed-Dormant Season

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  • Peachtree borer
  • Fruittree leafroller egg masses
  • Western tussock moth egg masses (in coastal orchards)

Names link to more information on identification and management.

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Peachtree borer pupa and frass
Peachtree borer
Identification tip: Look at the base of tree trunks for accumulations of frass (above pupa in this photo).
Fruittree leafroller
Fruittree leafroller egg masses
Identification tip: The eggs are laid in masses on limbs and twigs and are covered with a gray secretion that turns white upon aging.
Shothole borer.
Western tussock moth egg masses
Identification tip: In coastal orchards, look for eggs laid in felt-like masses on old cocoons.
 

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