0970 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana ABH 49.025
(Hübner, 1786)

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Wingspan 16-25 mm.

Phenology June to August

Description Tis exhibits the usual character of resting wings flat in a bell shape typical of Tortrix differing from the Similar Checquerred Fruit tree tortri in the smoother general appearance and the reduced reticulation, the usually strongly divergent margins of the basal and median fasciae, with a more uniformly greyish brown hindwing

Life Cycle September to May in rolled or folded leaf on many deciduous trees, including fruit trees, Acer, Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus, Tilia and Ulmus. Also on Vaccinium and Lysimachia

Habitat It is to be found in gardens, orchards and other woodland areas, the foodplants being many kinds of deciduous trees, especially fruit-trees.


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