Almond seed wasp

Almond seed moth

Photo by Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute,

  • Wasp (Hymenoptera) – Eurytoma amygdali
  • Found in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America
  • Eggs and larvae develop in mummies with a tiny circular hole evident
  • Nut meat eaten


Scientific name: Eurytoma amygdali
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Ants & wasps (HYMENOPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol