Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (11-15 mm.)
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Pseudargyrotoza conwagana
Yellow-spot Tortrix

(Fabricius, 1775)1011 / 49.091

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Abundant among ash in June from Wherstead to Ringsfield.

Recent Status: A species commonly recorded with significant annual variance in abundance. It can be boosted by immigration.

Life Style: A single or double brooded species that has been recorded from May to November. The larvae feed on berries and seeds of Ligustrum, Fraxinus and Syringa. They pupate in a flat white cocoon on the ground where they pass the winter

Identification: An unmistakeable moth with an intricate patterning. The amount of darker shading varies and can cover most of the wing except for the bright yellow dorsal spot.

Recorded in 42 (72%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1977.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2021126TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
06/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
03/07/2021125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
03/07/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
01/07/2021225TM04 - Hadleigh
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-15 mm.
Flight: May - August .
Foodplant:   Ash and Privet.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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