Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1166 (ABH49.257) Larch Tortrix Zeiraphera griseana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04882

East Chevington, Northumberland 01-08-15
East Chevington, Northumberland 01-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
East Chevington, Northumberland 01-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
East Chevington, Northumberland 11-08-15
East Chevington, Northumberland 11-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

This species is also known as the larch bud moth or grey larch tortrix.


Wingspan: c.16-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis), larches (Larix spp.), pines (Pinus spp.), Silver Fir (Abies alba)
Flying: One generation, July
National status: Local

Habitat

Larch plantations and pine woods and sometimes larches and conifers grown ornamentally in parks and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 14 June to 30 August

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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