Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (16-23mm)
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Ptycholoma lecheana
Brindled Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1758)1000 / 49.022
Norfolk status
Distinguished dark coloration with yellow suffusion, and metalic edging of the median fascia and forewing.
Wooded areas and orchards. Flies in afternoon and evening wildly over trees and bushes.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Ptycholomoides aeriferana  |  Pandemis cinnamomeana >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
13/06/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
29/05/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
27/05/2020127TG22 - Buxton
26/05/2020+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Wingspan: 16-23mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Variety of trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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