Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Great Farley Wood, Worcestershire. June 22nd 2017.

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Syndemis musculana
Dark-barred Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (17-21mm)
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Ptycholomoides aeriferana
Yellow Larch Tortrix

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)987 / 49.021

Uncommon resident.

Larix spp.with larva feeding in spun needles in May/June. Comes to light but otherwise rarely seen.

Recorded in 45 (32%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1979.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 17-21mm
Flight: July / August
Foodplant:   European larch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
07/08/20203VC40 - ShropshireSO59
17/07/20204VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
16/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
24/06/20209VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
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