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49.001 ~ 1013 ~ Olindia schumacherana ~ White-barred Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local and never very common, found throughout the British Isles as far north as Perthshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-16mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Preferring thick cover of trees and shrubs.


Various herbaceous plants

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within spun or folded leaves. Pupates in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain

Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain