|49.259 ~ 1163 ~ Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana ~ Spruce Bud Moth|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles as far north as Morayshire.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-15mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Pine woods and gardens with conifers.
Pine and other conifer species.
Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within the new shoot growth. Pupates in a fragile cocoon spun in debris on the ground.
Photo by PRW, 22nd July 2011, Commins Coch