|1166 ~ Zeiraphera griseana ~ Larch Tortrix|
Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Inverness-shire.
Un-recorded from 1975 until found again at Lake Vyrnwy in 2014.
Wingspan : M & F, 16-22mm.
time & Voltinity
Larch plantations and pine woods.
Mainly pine and larch.
Spinning. Eggs laid on twigs of foodplant. Larva spins leaves into a cylindrical bundle lined with silk and feeds within. Pupates in a tough silken cocoon amongst the needles on ground.
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Photo by DB, 30th July 2014, Lake Vyrnwy
Confirmed by gen det (DB)