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1254  ~ Cydia strobilella
UK Status

Resident. Scattered records from the southern half of Britain and a few from the east of Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2016 at Llanfechain in the north-east of the county. This was the 1st record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 10-15mm.

Confusion species


A fairly distinctive species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Mainly spruce plantations.

Foodplant

Norway spruce

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on cones. Larva feed in the cones. Pupates within the cone.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PGC, 8th May 2016, Llanfechain