Peachtree Borer

Peachtree Borer (Synanthedon exitiosa) - Peachtree borer larva is white or cream with a yellow-brown to dark brown head and three pairs of segmented legs. It measures about 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) long when fully grown. The adult is a dark blue, clear-winged moth. The female is slightly larger than male and has bands of bright orange scales on the fourth and fifth abdominal segments. On the male, some abdominal segments may be fringed with white or yellow scales.



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