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49.025 (BF970)

Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix   

Pandemis cerasana
Adult: 2
Resident. Common.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-May, feeding first in a bud and then in a folded or rolled leaf.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Many trees & shrubs and sometimes herbaceous plants.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Tynron, Dumfriesshire, on 14th July 1951 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Troston on 26th June 1976, both specimens at National Museums Scotland, with the Wigtownshire first being found at the Corsemalzie House Hotel, near Mochrum, on 27th June 1988 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.

307 record(s) from 40 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2022 2022
49.025 Pandemis Cerasana
49.025 Pandemis Cerasana
49.025 Pandemis Cerasana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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