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49.014 ~ 0979 ~ Archips crataegana ~ Brown Oak Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Generally common in England, less so (or absent) in Wales and Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at an MMG event at Llyn Coed-Y-Dinas in the east of the county in 2021.

Wingspan :   M 9-10mm & F 11-13mm.

Confusion species

Archips xylosteana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Woodlands, hedgerows and shrubby places.


Many deciduous tree sp.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on leaves. Larva feed on tightly rolled leaves.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 26th June 2021, Coed y Dinas