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0969 ~ Pandemis corylana ~ Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M. 18-21mm. F. 18-24mm.

Confusion species

P. cerasana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Mainly woodland.


Many trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins leaves together or folds the leaf longitudinally and feed within. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 14th Aug 2008, Llanfyllin