Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0969 (ABH49.024) Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana, (Fabricius, 1794)

KR04578

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species has a characteristic reticulate (chequered) forewing pattern which distinguishes it from similar species.


Wingspan: 18-21 mm.
Foodplant(s): deciduous trees
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 64 (23.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 June to 13 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 June to 11 June

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana