Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Reared from larva on birch, May 18th 2019, adult emerged 14th June 2019.

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Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (male 15-21mm, female 16-23mm.)
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
    
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Archips xylosteana
Variegated Golden Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1758)980 / 49.015

Common resident, particularly in deciduous woodland.

Polyphagous on trees and shrubs especially Quercus spp. with larva feeding in rolled leaves from April to June.

Recorded in 76 (54%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: male 15-21mm, female 16-23mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Deciduous trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
01/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
21/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
18/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
17/07/20203VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
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