Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Argyrotaenia ljungiana
Heather Tortrix

(Thunberg, 1797)974 / 49.020
Norfolk status
Local.
Typically well-marked but variable colour and irregular markings but with characteristic silver-white forewing ground colour.
Heathland, often seen in numbers on Heather during the day. cryptic colouration makes detection difficult.

Recorded in 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/08/2022228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/08/2022228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: April and May, then again in late June.
Foodplant:   Bog myrtle, Heather, as well as various trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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