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Spilonota laricana (Heinemann, 1863)

Larch-bud Moth
49.2250 (B&F: 1205a)

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


A resident that usually occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a few coniferous woods and is sometimes fairly common at Marley Common. It is in danger of extinction in East Sussex. The moth is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early August, occasionally to the third week of August. This species has long been associated with larch. (Pratt, 2011).

Spilonota laricana (Heinemann, 1863)
Etchingham, 26 vii 2016
Photo: Caroline Moore
Spilonota laricana (Heinemann, 1863)
Etchingham, 12 viii 2016
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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