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49.013 (BF977)

Large Fruit-tree Tortrix   

Archips podana
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-May.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants

Polyphagous on trees and shrubs.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Dumfriesshire, on 30th June 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Kirkcudbright on 28th July 2008.

39 record(s) from 8 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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