Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (M15-19mm, F18-22mm)
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Adoxophyes orana
Summer Fruit Tortrix

(Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1834)999 / 49.041
Norfolk status
Pronounced sexual dimorphism, Female markings essentially as in male but more subdued and often partially obsolete.
Orchards and gardens, not very active by day.

First discovered in the British Isles in 1950, and was a pest in apple and cherry orchards in south-east England.

Old 1950's W. Norfolk records from Upwell, Wisbech, and Walton Highway. Several recent records.

Recorded in 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1953.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/09/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
10/09/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
05/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
17/07/2021127TM18 - Diss
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: M15-19mm, F18-22mm
Flight: Two Generations. Jun and Aug - Oct.
Foodplant:   Apple, pear, cherries and blackthorn etc.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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