Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

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Archips oporana
Pine Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 14mm) Wingspan (
20-28mm (f), 19-23mm (m))
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Archips podana
Large Fruit-tree Tortrix

(Scopoli, 1763)977 / 49.013
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Pronounced sexual dimorphism. The male has a costal fold on the forewing, and is usually smaller and more brightly coloured. The female has no costal fold, and a much more protruding apex on the forewing.
Flies freely late afternoon/dusk. comes to light.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
26/09/2019127TG12 - Aylsham
25/09/2019327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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20-28mm (f), 19-23mm (m)
Season: May - Sept
Foodplant:   Deciduous trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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