|0980 ~ Archips xylosteana ~ Variegated Golden Tortrix|
Resident. Found in most areas in Britain as far north as Perthshire.
Uncommon. Found at a few sites in the county.
Wingspan : M. 19-23mm. F. 20-28mm.
time & Voltinity
Woodland and gardens.
Many trees and shrubs.
Spinning. Eggs laid on trunk and branches. Larva forms a rolled leaf and feeds within. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Photo by PRW, 3rd July 2006, Commins Coch