Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (19-23 mm.)
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Tortricodes alternella

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.044

A common and widespread species across our region, especially in woodland where it can often come to light in very large numbers. Quite variable in appearance, it flies in sunshine as well as at night.

Recorded in 45 (58%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1965.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Oak, Hornbeam, others.
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/03/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
28/03/20226VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
23/03/20226VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
23/03/20226VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
22/03/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
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