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0988 ~ Aphelia viburnana ~ Bilberry Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. A locally common species throughout British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Farirly locally common, recorded from a few sites in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-22mm.

Confusion species


A. paleana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Found on many deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in spun shoots. Pupates in a white silken cocoon in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 18th June 2011, Commins Coch