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49.200 (BF1216)

Cherry Bark Tortrix   

Enarmonia formosana
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-May in the bark, exuding reddish frass.  Adults: May-September.

Larval foodplants

Various rosaceous trees, especially mature apple spp, Wild Cherry, Dwarf Cherry, ornamental cherries and whitebeam species.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult which came to actinic light in Dalbeattie on 13 August 2016.

4 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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