Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Uffmoor Wood, Worcestershire. February 18th 2005.

Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (19-23 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Tortricodes alternella
Winter Shade

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1025 / 49.044

Common resident especially in oak woodland.

Quercus spp. and less commonly other deciduous trees with larva feeding in spun leaves in May/June.

Recorded in 67 (48%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 19-23 mm.
Flight: February - April
Foodplant:   Oak, Hornbeam, others.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
07/03/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
28/02/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
20/02/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
20/02/20203VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
19/02/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
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