Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.030 [B&F: 0985] Carnation Tortrix (Cacoecimorpha pronubana) (Hübner, [1799])

 

Notes: Common throughout much of Britain and southern Ireland. An adventive species, naturalised through accidental introduction in garden plants in southern England in the early 20th Century. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight it is now widespread, mainly in suburban areas. Wingspan male 15-17 mm, female 18-22 mm. Often seen flying by day in the vicinity of its foodplants. The bright orange coloration of the hindwing is characteristic of this species [Bradley]. Larva feeds on Cultivated Privet, Sea Buckthorn, Evergreen Spindle and other deciduous trees and shrubs, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.07978193
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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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