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Choristoneura hebenstreitella
Great Tortrix (Müller, 1764)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
983 / 49.018
Photo © Vince Smith,  Cumbria

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Wingspan: c.20-30 mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Deciduous trees.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Uncommon resident of deciduous woodland.

Polyphagous on deciduous trees with larva feeding in spun or rolled leaves from September to May.

Recorded in 29 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2020137SO85 - Worcester
25/05/2020137SO85 - Worcester
20/07/2019137SP06 - Redditch
29/06/2019237SP06 - Redditch
28/06/2019537SP06 - Redditch
Further info: Choristoneura hebenstreitella
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