Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0985 (ABH49.030) Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04592

ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Recently emerged on Rosemary, Great Staughton
Recently emerged on Rosemary, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection of adult
found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection of adult
 Photo © Peter Bissell
found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection of adult
found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection of adult
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This moth has a characteristic bright orange hindwing colour and rounded forewings.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 14-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): plants and shrubs
Flying: Two generations, May-July and July-October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Gardens and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 45 (16.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 14 February to 22 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 04 March to 08 October

Similar Species
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Glossy
Colours:
Green, Brown, Black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5