Lobesia (genus)

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Lobesia botrana mounted adult (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Sarah McCaffrey, Museum Victoria
Source: PaDIL

Lobesia Guenée, 1845

This genus is widely distributed and contains around 40 species of relatively small moths. Two of them are considered pests. Lobesia botrana is very damaging on grapevine in Europe. The genus is characterized by the wing venation and the irregular pattern on the forewings.

Type species: Lobesia reliquana


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: