49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana (Walker, 1863)

Family
Tortricidae: Tortricinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Racks Moss, Collin on 18th June 2014.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Dalbeattie on 30th July 2005.
Other sites: Kippford, Mersehead RSPB.
 
VC74
First was found at Milton Point on 4th June 2011.
Other sites: Balgowan at Ardwell, Cairnhead, Cutcloy, Drummore, Maryport.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes
An adventive that first arrived here in Cornwall during the 1930s; it has since moved steadily northwards.

© Keith Naylor, Dalbeattie, 22 August 2006

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