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1048 ~ Acleris variegana ~ Garden Rose Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-18mm.

Confusion species


A. permutana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Many habitats.

Foodplant

Rosa spp. and other trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on leaves. Larva lives in a folded leaf edge or loosely spun leaves and feeds within. Pupates spun up in dead leaves on ground or in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 1st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin