|0977 ~ Archips podana ~ Large Fruit-tree Tortrix|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout England and Wales, rare in Scotland.
Recorded at several scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M. 15-21mm. F. 16-23mm.
A. oporana and A. betulana.
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Many trees and shrubs.
Spinning. Eggs laid on upper surface of leaves. Larva forms a spinning beneath the leaf, or attaches a leaf to the fruit and feeds within. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Photo by PRW, 18th July 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 12th July 2012, Commins Coch
Pic shows a male.