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49.016 (BF981)

Rose Tortrix   

Archips rosana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae April-Jun, in a bud then in rolled or spun leaves, also flowers and fruits.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Fruit – and other – deciduous trees and shrubs.  Occasionally on conifers, Bog Myrtle and herbaceous plants.  Adults:  June-September.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a male trapped at Holmhead on Lochar Moss, Dumfriesshire, on 1st August 2013.

4 record(s) from 3 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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