Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1261 (ABH49.338) Codling Moth Cydia pomonella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR05144

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Final instar larva
Final instar larva
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

Often considered a pest species.


Wingspan: 14-22mm.
Foodplant(s): Apple (Malus domestica), Quince (Cydonia oblonga), pears (Pyrus spp.), fruit
Flying: Two generations, July-August and September
National status: Common

Habitat

Orchards,gardens and woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 74 (27.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 March to 13 October

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson