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Cydia pomonella
Codling Moth (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1261 / 49.338
Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  16/07/2007

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Wingspan: 14-22mm.
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Apple, quince, pear and other fruit.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Common resident.

Malus spp., and sometimes the fruits of other Rosaceous trees with larva feeding in the fruit from August to October.

Recorded in 88 (63%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2022137SO97 - Dodford/Lickey
03/09/2022237SP06 - Redditch
02/09/2022140SJ71 - Newport
01/09/2022137SO77 - Wyre Forest
01/09/2022137SP06 - Redditch
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