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Treitschke

             
             
               
             
               
             
 

PICTURE: Caught at light, Farsley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, July 2014.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This species is quite localised in England and Wales.

 

WING SPAN: 18mm to 24mm.                       STATUS: Resident. 

FLIGHT PERIOD: These moths are on the wing from late June, and throughout July.

LARVAL PERIOD: The caterpillars are to be found during May and June.

HABITAT: This species inhabits deciduous woodland, and in some parks and gardens.

FOOD PLANT/S:  They feed on a large variety of deciduous trees.

 

SIMILAR SPECIES: This moth can resemble the Fruit-tree, Dark-fruit-tree and Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix species. The male is easily identify by the whitish fore head, however more care is needed with the females which lack this feature.

           
               
           
               
             
 

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