|49.039 ~ 0998 ~ Epiphyas postvittana ~ Light Brown Apple Moth|
Resident. This species was introduced to this country in Cornwall in 1936. Since then it has steadily spread northwards and is now very common in some areas of Britain.
Widespread and fairly common throughout the county.
Wingspan : M. 16-21mm. F. 17-25mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Found on many shrubs.
Spinning. Eggs laid on upper surface of leaf. Larva loosely spins the leaves and feeds within. Pupates in larval habitation.
Photo by DB, 15th Sept 2012, Middletown