|1261 ~ Cydia pomonella ~ Codling Moth|
Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout much of Britain.
Generally fairly uncommon, but it has benn recorded from scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-22mm.
time & Voltinity
Orchards and gardens.
Fruit feeder. Eggs laid near the base of a forming fruit. Larva feeds inside the fruit. Pupates in a silken cocoon under loose bark on the tree or amongst debris on the ground.
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Photo by DB, 24th July 2012, Middletown