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1002 ~ Lozotaenia forsterana
UK Status

Resident. This is one of the largest Tortricidae to be found in UK. Widespread but uncommon throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, found at scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 20-29mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Many trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins two leaves flatly, one on top of the other. Pupates in spun leaves.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 25th June 2009, Commins Coch