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49.335 ~ 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)


Mainly spruce plantations.


Norway spruce

Lifestage data

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

Photo by PGC, 8th May 2016, Llanfechain