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PICTURE: Seen by day in the car park at Buxton Heath, nr the Marsham Arms, Norfolk, June 2013.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This moth  is a fairly common throughout most of Britain.

 

WING SPAN: 15mm.                                   STATUS: Resident

   

FLIGHT PERIOD: This species is single brooded, and is on the wing in May and June. They fly from dusk onwards and are attracted to light.

 

LARVAL PERIOD: The larva feed through from about late June, or early July, and over winter before pupating the following spring.

 

HABITAT: They inhabit woodlands, hedgerows, parks and gardens where there are suitable trees.
 

FOOD PLANT/S: The leaves of various types of deciduous tree's and shrubs.

                                 

SIMILAR SPECIES: There are similar species of tortrix.

 

           
               
             
               
             
 

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