Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Similar West Midlands Species
Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (15-18 mm)
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Cnephasia asseclana
Flax Tortrix

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1021 / 49.051

Very common resident.

Polyphagous on herbaceous plants with larva feeding from September to June, spinning together leaves, shoots and flowers in the spring.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 96 (69%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 15-18 mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Cnephasia stephensiana  |  Cnephasia pasiuana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO59
30/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
25/07/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
24/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
23/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO59
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