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Approx Length (c. 14.5mm) Wingspan (20-29mm)
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Lozotaenia forsterana
Large Ivy Tortrix

(Fabricius, 1781)1002 / 49.029

Fairly common resident of woodland, gardens and parks.

On many trees shrubs but especially Hedera helix with larva feeding from September to May. Most easily found in late winter and spring between two ivy leaves spun flatly together.

Recorded in 92 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20-29mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Ivy and other trees, shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Syndemis musculana  |  Cacoecimorpha pronubana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
01/08/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO57
31/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
26/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
23/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
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