Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.015 [B&F: 0980] Variegated Golden Tortrix (Archips xylosteana) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in woodland and gardens throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and fairly common in woodland throughout. Wingspan male 15-21 mm, female 16-24 mm. Most similar to A. crataegana, but differing in the more variegated appearance and smaller size [Bradley]. Larva feeds on various deciduous trees and bushes, including Oak, Elm, Lime, Hazel, Field Maple, Sycamore and Ash, living within a spun or rolled leaf, and over-wintering as an egg.

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