Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva beaten from blackthorn, Blakedown, Worcestershire, 23.4.21. emerged 7.5.21.

Immature stages

Similar West Midlands Species
Hedya nubiferana
Marbled Orchard Tortrix
Hedya ochroleucana
Buff-tipped Marble
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (15-18mm)
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Hedya pruniana
Plum Tortrix

(Hübner, 1799)1082 / 49.157

Common resident.

Prunus spinosa, P. domestica, P. avium with larva feeding in spun terminal shoots in April/May.

Recorded in 103 (74%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Plum, Blackthorn, Wild Cherry less often on Apple, Pear, Hawthorn and Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
06/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
01/08/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ95
18/07/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
17/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO48
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