Morley’s Final Catalogue: Quite frequent throughout the County. Copdock, Bentley Woods, common round Ipswich, Nacton, Felixstow, Orford, Aldeburgh on Scots-pine, Darsham, in Monks Soham garden but never flies to light. Gorleston (D). Bred from Scots-pine at Brandon in 1936 (Mly).
Recent Status: One of the commoner species of Tortricids in Suffolk
Life Style: A single or occasionally double brooded species that flies by day and night and comes to light during May through to September. The larvae feed from spun leaves on a wide variety of deciduous and evergreen trees. Larvae will hibernate.
Identification: The species has a characteristic wing shape and a complex pattern but is exceedingly variable in colour and shades of the parts of that pattern. The pale end, centrally on the costa, of a very oblique fascia, usually remains evident through all the variants. More Info
Recorded in 48 (83%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1936. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats