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49.023 ~ 0971 ~ Pandemis cinnamomeana ~ White-faced Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. A local species throughout England and Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found locally in an area from the west to the north of the county. Interestingly, the text books state that this species is on the wing during June and July, but in Montgomeryshire it has been recorded into October, suggesting a partial or occasional second brood.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-24mm.

Confusion species

P. heparana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)




Many trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds amongst spun leaves. Pupates in a folded leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 22nd July 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 14th June 2011, Commins Coch
Pic shows female.