|0981 ~ Archips rosana ~ Rose Tortrix|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles, can be abundant in the south.
Just a single very old record exists for the county at Welshpool in 1961.
Wingspan : M. 15-18mm. F. 17-24mm.
time & Voltinity
Wooded areas, orchards and gardens.
Many trees and shrubs.
Spinning. Eggs laid on bark. Larva first feeds in a bud and later in a rolled leaf. Pupates in a cocoon in larval habitation.
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Photo by PRW, 12th July 2014, Commins Coch