Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Mark Marshall,  gen det - 1st June, 2019 - Blackawton, Devon

Similar West Midlands Species
Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
Cnephasia asseclana
Flax Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (14-18mm)
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Cnephasia incertana
Light Grey Tortrix

(Treitschke, 1835)1024 / 49.049

Very common resident.

Polyphagous on herbaceous plants with larva feeding from September to June in spun leaves and shoots in the spring. Adults often rest on and can be disturbed from tree trunks during the day.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 73 (52%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: Mainly June and July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants, plantain, sorrel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Eana incanana  |  Cnephasia stephensiana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2019 to 04/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK00
15/07/2019 to 21/07/20194VC39 - StaffordshireSK00
09/07/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
08/07/2019 to 14/07/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSK00
07/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
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