Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Antony Wren,  Lowestoft, Suffolk

Immature stages

Similar Suffolk Species
Pammene ochsenheimeriana
Approx Length (c. 6mm) Wingspan (10-12mm)
      
      
      
      
    
Upload a Photo
 
Cydia conicolana

(Heylaerts, 1874)1269 / 49.330

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: Primarily found among pines near the coast and in Breckland.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying during May and June during the day and occasionally comes to light. The larvae feed inside cones of Pinus sylvestris and P. nigra. They pupate following hibernation in a pine scale.

Identification: A small species of Cydia. The moth is dark brownish grey. The outer two thirds has deep golden tips to the scales resulting is a peppered effect. The costa has 5 white strigulae. The first subtends a leaden fascia to the dorsum. The second subtends a leaden fascia to the tornus, skirting the ocellus which is black marked. The fourth subtends a leaden fascia which has a break before skirting the outer edge of the ocellus and the leaden fascia from the fifth skirts around the apex. The larvae feed on seeds inside the cones and when fully fed hibernate in a cavity eaten from a scale where they pupate. They emerge from the hole in the scale surface. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 17 (29%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Cydia illutana | Cydia coniferana >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
05/02/2024+26TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
23/06/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
22/06/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
21/06/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
Express Record Cydia conicolana
We need your records!
Do you have records of Cydia conicolana?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
   
Click Map for Details

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]
     
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy