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Rhomb Bark Tensioner

See under rhombic tensioners.

This insect, which belongs to the butterfly family (also called rhomboid bark moth, lat. Peribatodes rhomboidaria) is widespread in Central and Southern Europe. It occurs on the vine, but also on numerous other plants. It hibernates as a young caterpillar in the bark on the stem and in the leaves. In March to April the round, grey-brown caterpillars (also known as crepe worms) attack the eyes (buds). These are hollowed out like...

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