Marbled Orchard Tortrix Hedya nubiferana
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Tortricidae » Olethreutinae
AKA Green Budworm moth Has a number of similars many of which mimic a bird dropping whilst at rest
Similars Plum Tortrix H. pruniana, differs in having the two black postmedian dots more prominent and situated costad of the projection of the outer edge of the median fascia
Flying from dusk into the night, between June and August, the adult is easily attracted to light.
Common in hedgerows, gardens and orchards throughout the British IslesThe larvae feed on a variety of trees including hawthorn (Crataegus) and blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).