1033 Green Oak Tortrix ( Tortrix verdana ) ABH 49.059 Linnaeus, 1758

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Family Tortricidae :Tortricinae

Wingspan 18-23 mm.

Flight period May and June, from dusk onwards

Descripttion

This species is distinct in so far as it is the only Green Tortix in the UK

Life Cycle Oak (Quercus) is the main foodplant, other deciduous trees are also used, the larvae feeding in a rolled-up or folded leaf

 

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