Short pest overview:
It is a moth of the family Sesiidae. The larvae feed on Ribes species, including Ribes nigrum, Ribes rubrum and Ribes uva-crispa. They bore into the stems to feed. The wingspan is 17-20 millimeters (0,67- 0,79 in). The moth flies from April to July depending on the location.
Synanthedon tipuliformis has been introduced to several continents and is now found in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.
Adults start to emerge at the end of May till the middle of June, depending on climatic conditions. Egg incubation requires an average of 9-15 days in the field.