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Zeiraphera griseana (Hübner, [1799])

Larch Tortrix
49.2570 (B&F: 1166)

Synonym(s):
Zeiraphera diniana (Guenée, 1845)
Zeiraphera occultana (Douglas, 1846)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Eucosmini

Local

A resident and suspected immigrant. It occurs singly at mv light in a very few places in West Sussex. There are no records in East Sussex since 1946. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from mid July to mid August. The species has been associated with larch and fir trees, these being the food plants elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

Zeiraphera griseana (Hübner, 1799)
Confirmed by John Langmaid
Findon Valley, Worthing, 23 viii 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling

Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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