|1163 ~ Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana ~ Spruce Bud Moth|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles as far north as Morayshire.
Wingspan : M & F, 12-15mm.
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.
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Photo by PRW, 22nd July 2011, Commins Coch