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3. Tortrix moths1  The Tortricidae - Tortricinae

                                          




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969 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana


Flying :- June, July, August, September


Common in England and Wales, particularly in the South; local in Scotland.


966  Cochylis atricapitana


Flying :- May to September


Common


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1062 Acleris emargana

Flying :- July to October

Common

Moths formerly all regarded as
Acleris emargana have recently been divided into two species - A.emergana and A.effractana.




998  Light Brown Apple Moth   Epiphyas postvittana


Flying :- All year round - mainly April to October


Common in England and Wales; Local in Scotland and Northern Ireland - increasing.


Dimorphic - the female is longer and narrower than the male. Both male and female are very varied in colour and wing pattern.


1002  Lozotaenia forsterana


Flying :- Mainly in June and July

Common

Female tends to be larger than the male.




1010  Red-barred Tortrix  Ditula angustiorana

Flying :- May to September - mainly in June, July, August

Only common in England and Wales


Dimorphic - the female is much larger than the male.




1011  Pseudargyrotoza conwagana

Flying :- Mainly June and July


Common




1018,….  Cnephasia species.


Many of the species in the Genus Cnephasia are too similar and too variable to generally determine from photographs.

Common




1025  Tortricodes alternella


Flying :- Mainly in February and March


Common in England and Wales; Local in Scotland





1032  Aleimma loeflingiana


Flying :- Mainly June and July


Common in England and Wales; Local in Scotland





1033  Green Oak Tortrix  Tortrix viridana


Flying :-  Mainly June and July


Common




1036  Acleris forsskaleana


Flying :- June to September - mainly July and August

Common only in England and Wales




1038 x Acleris laterana/comariana


Acleris laterana
cannot be usually separated from Strawberry Tortrix (A.comariana) using photographs. See comparison page.

Flying :- A.laterana Late July to early October but Mainly July, August

A.comariana June to October but mainly July, August





1042 Rhomboid Tortrix   Acleris rhombana


Flying :- August, September, October

Common




1044 x Acleris ferrugana/notana


Both species Common. Acleris ferrugana cannot be easily separated from Acleris notana using photographs. Both species are very variable - See comparison page.

Flying :- Both species have two generations of which the second over-winters as adults so they may be recorded in any month.



1043  Acleris aspersana


Flying :-  July, August, September

Common



1048 Garden Rose Tortrix  Acleris variegana


Flying :- June to November - mainly in August and September

A very variable species - see comparison page

Common





1053  Acleris hastiana


Flying :-  Has two generations of which the second over-winters as adults so they may be recorded in any month.


A very variable species - see comparison page


Common




1054  Acleris cristana


Flying :- Adults emerge from July onwards and over-winter as adults. May be recorded

A very variable species - see comparison page

Only common in the Southern half of England and in Wales except the North.




938 Agapeta zoegana

Flying :- June, July, August

Common


937 Agapeta hamana

Flying :- May to September

Common


946 Aethes rubigana

Flying :- June, July, August - Mainly July

Only common in England and Wales




970  Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix  Pandemis cerasana


Flying :- May to September - mainly in June and July

Common in England, Wales and Scotland



972  Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix  Pandemis heparana

Flying :- May to September - mainly in July and August

Common - particularly in England and Wales




977  Large Fruit-tree Tortrix  Archips podana


Flying :- May to September - mainly in June and July

Common in England and Wales


Strongly dimorphic - male and female are quite different



980  Variegated Golden Tortrix  Archips xylosteana


Flying :- June, July, August - Mainly July


Common in England and Wales, particularly in the South; local in Scotland


Dimorphic - the female is much larger than the male.



981  Rose Tortrix  Archips rosana


Flying :- June, July, August


Classed as common but not as common as other Archips species


Dimorphic - the female is much larger than the male




986  Syndemis musculana


Flying :- April to September - Mainly May and June


Common

994 Clepsis consimilana


Flying :- June, July, August, September


Strongly dimorphic - male and female are quite different


Common




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The Tortrix moths are all in the family Tortricidae. Of these many of the largest and commonest species are in the sub-family Tortricinae.

A number of the common species are dimorphic - the male and female are very different.



 

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