Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1039 (ABH49.065) Strawberry Tortrix Acleris comariana, (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

KR04378

 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Strawberry Tortrix
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey, November 2012
Hemingford Grey, November 2012
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is difficult to distinguish from A.laterana without genital dissection.

 

It is a highly variable species, having several known forms.


Wingspan: 13-18 mm.
Foodplant(s): Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Cultivated Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)
Flying: Two generations, June-August and November
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 8 (3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 June to 04 November

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Needingworth, Huntingdonshire. Gen. det. 26-06-15
Needingworth, Huntingdonshire. Gen. det. 26-06-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher

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