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49.024 (BF969)

Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix   

Pandemis corylana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light and sometimes to sugar.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-July in leaves spun together or a leaf folded lengthways.  Adults: July-October.

Larval foodplants

Many trees & shrubs.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Mersehead RSPB, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 15th August 1996, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Durisdeer on 30th June 1999, with the Wigtownshire first being trapped at Glenstockadale on 15th July 2013.

18 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014 2017 2013

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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