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PICTURE: Caught at light in my garden in Farsley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, July 2010.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This moth  is a common resident, and well distributed  throughout

 

WING SPAN: 16mm to 25mm.                                   STATUS: Resident 

  

FLIGHT PERIOD: These moths are on the wing from June through into August.

 

LARVAL PERIOD: The caterpillars when mature are up to about 16mm in length, and fairly slender.

 

HABITAT: They inhabit gardens, hedgerows, orchards and other wooded places.
 

FOOD PLANT/S: various species of deciduous trees, especially fruit-trees.

                                     

SIMILAR SPECIES: The Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix is usually a lighter ground colour.

 

 

           
               
             
               
             
 

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