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  49.004 RED-BARRED TORTRIX (Ditula angustiorana) Haworth  

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PICTURE: Found at the Merrydale Hotel, Skegness, East Lincs, July 2011.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This species is fairly common throughout most of Britain, but less so in the north. Males tend to be small than females, and the markings and colours tend to differ being sexually dimorphic.

 

WING SPAN: 12mm to 18mm.                                   STATUS: Resident.

        

FLIGHT PERIOD: Moths are single brooded and are on the wing in June and July. The males sometimes fly by day in sunshine, both sexes fly at night and come to light.

LARVAL PERIOD: Caterpillars feed from September through to May of the following year, and can be found on various tree's and shrubs.

 

HABITAT: Habitats are bushy places with tree's, including parks, gardens, hedgerows, waste ground, heaths and commons etc.

 

FOOD PLANT/S:  Various tree's and shrubs.

 

SIMILAR SPECIES: Other species of tortrix resemble the Red-barred Tortrix.

           
               
             
               
             
 

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