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49.091 ~ 1011 ~ Pseudargyrotoza conwagana ~ Yellow-spot Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles, can be locally abundant.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-15mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.


Ash and privet.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in the seed and berries. Pupates in a flattened white cocoon on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 6th June 2012, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 17th June 2007, Commins Coch