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Hyphantria cunea
09.07.2013 | 8:11 PM
Hyphantria cunea

Pictures : Hyphantria cunea (Fall webworm)   Description Eggs: Yellowish, and are laid as cluster . Larvae: Brownish-grey, attains 40 mm when fully developed, and has 12 small warts surmounted by characteristic tufts of hair. Pupa :Bears 12 characteristic appendages at the posterior end. Adult :Moth with a wingspan of 25-30 mm; forewings are white […]

08.07.2013 | 8:05 PM
Myzocallis coryli

Pictures: Myzocallis coryli (Filbert aphid)   Description Small, soft-bodied, and light to dark green in color. Adults are approximately one-tenth inch long and nymphs are about half the size of adults. Eggs are pale yellow when first laid, and turn to shiny black before hatching in the spring. They are oval in shape and round […]

Lymantria dispar
06.07.2013 | 8:04 PM
Lymantria dispar

Pictures : Lymantria dispar  (Gypsy moth)   Description Adult females are white with yellow hairs on the abdomen and have black wavybands across the forewings. Adult males are samller than females and are grayish brown with black wavy bands across the forewings. Larvae are very hairy and about 60 mm long when full grown. They […]

05.07.2013 | 8:03 PM
Archips rosanus

Pictures : Description Adults are buff colored with dark, irregular marking on wings. The eggs are laid in masses on the tree bark and overlap each other like fish scales. They are light green when laid, but turn to creamy white by spring. The young larvae are light green with a distinct dark brown head. […]

04.07.2013 | 8:03 PM
Melolantha melolantha

Pictures : Description Adult: 25 to 30 mm. Dark head, black pronotum covered in short and close-set hairs. Reddish-brown elytra each with 4 longitudinal ribs. Black abdomen, elongated and flattened pygidium. Antennae in the male longer than in the female. The last segments lamellate are more developed in the male. Larva: whitish body, curve into […]

03.07.2013 | 5:30 PM
Polyphylla fullo

Pictures : Description Adult: 32-40 mm, elongated, convex, fawn to dark brown elytra, bearing white irregular spots. Antenna well-developed, lamellated, particularly in the male. Larva: 60-80 mm long, similar to that of the common cockchafer ( Melolantha melolantha) , body whitish, curved into an arc; extremity of the the abdomen blackish. Head large, bearing strong […]

02.07.2013 | 5:31 PM
Choristaneura rosaceana

Pictures : Description Moths are reddish brown in color with two oblique bands on the forewings. The wingspread is about one inch. When at rest, with wings folded over the back, the moth’s length varies from seven-sixteenth to five-eight of an inch. Eggs are light green and shingled so they overlap each other like fish […]

01.07.2013 | 5:31 PM
Other pests

Secondary insect and mite pests of hazelnut in Turkey and other countries of Europe Order Family Species Coleoptera Buprestidae Agrilus viridis, Anthaxia smaragdifrons, Agrilus hastilifer Trachys minutus Curculionidae Coelides ruber, Anoplus setulosus, A. roboris, A. plantaris Myollocerus spp., Bangasterus orienatlis, Myllocerus spp., Apion dichroum, A. nigritarse, A. semivittatum, Otiorrrhynchus bractialis, Polydrosus alaiensis, P. corrusus, P. micans, P. […]

25.06.2013 | 8:04 PM
Lepidosaphes ulmi

Pictures : Lepidosaphes ulmi   Description Female adult: scale pale or dark brown, 2-3.5 mm long, egg-shaped, elongate and often comma- shaped, cast skins pile up at the anterior part of the scale. Eggs are oval and white. Nymphs yellowish- brown, mobile and egg-shaped. Biology and Damage It is very polyphagous. It feeds on fruit […]