Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1268 (ABH49.332) Cydia coniferana, (Saxesen, 1840)



General Information

This species flies during the afternoon and at dusk.


The larvae live in a silk-lined tunnel under the bark of Pine.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-14mm
Foodplant(s): Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Corsican Pine (Pinus nigra subsp. salzmannii var. corsicana), Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Forests and conifer plantations.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 May to 10 July

Similar Species

Nationally Scarce B