home > county list > micro moths > (459 of 660)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
1083 ~ Hedya nubiferana ~ Marbled Orchard Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Dunbartonshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-21mm.

Confusion species

H. pruniana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Hedgerows, gardens, orchards and open moorland.


Many deciduous trees.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in loosely spun leaves. Pupates in larval habitation or in spun leaves.
Click map for larger image

Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin