Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  18/07/2013 - new costessey,49 gurney rd nr50qh

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
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)49.013/977
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 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/10/2018127TG33 - Bacton
05/10/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/10/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
02/10/2018127TG33 - Bacton
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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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