|1247 ~ Grapholita funebrana ~ Plum Fruit Moth|
Resident. Locally common in the southern half of England, scattered records further north and in Wales.
Found at just a handful of sites in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-15mm.
C. molesta and C. tenebrosana.
time & Voltinity
Hedgerows, orchards and gardens.
Fruit feeder. Eggs laid at the base of the fruit stalk. Larva feeds inside the fruit, especially near the stone. Pupates spun up under dead wood, bark, moss or in the soil.
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Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by SOS, 30th Aug 2014, Guilsfield