Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

Similar West Midlands Species
Archips oporana
Pine Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 14mm) Wingspan (
20-28mm (f), 19-23mm (m))
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Archips podana
Large Fruit-tree Tortrix

(Scopoli, 1763)977 / 49.013

Common resident.

Polyphagous on trees and shrubs including mistletoe, with larva feeding from July to May in buds and then in spun leaves.

A sexually dimorphic species, see images.

Recorded in 99 (71%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

20-28mm (f), 19-23mm (m)
Flight: May - September
Foodplant:   Deciduous trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
15/09/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
13/09/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO78
08/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
03/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
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