ABH 49.025

Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana

BF 0970

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(Hübner, 1786)
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16-25 mm.


Variable ground colour from ochreous-yellow to greyish brown with sometimes an olive tint.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

Larva is polyphagous on a variety of deciduous trees and shrubs, including fruit trees, living within a spun or rolled leaf, and over-wintering as an egg or small larva., flies from June to August, from dusk into the night, and is attracted to light.



Common in gardens, orchards and woodland throughout the British Isles.





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