|49.157 ~ 1082 ~ Hedya pruniana ~ Plum Tortrix|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Ross and Cromarty.
Fairly common throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 15-18mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Hedgerows, gardens and orchards.
Blackthorn and plum spp.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first lives in young shoots, later in a folded leaf or between two leaves bonded with silk. Pupates in a loosely spun cocoon in larval habitation or a spun leaf.
Photo by PRW, 5th June 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 21st June 2010, Llanfyllin