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Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Codling Moth
49.3380 (B&F: 1261)

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


A resident species, generally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in most habitats. Often fairly common and occasionally common in domestic gardens. Double-brooded, in two heavily overlapping flights, flying mainly from late May to early September. Larvae feed inside the fruits of apple, pear, walnut, whitebeam and melon. (Pratt, 2011).

Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 27 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brighton, 20 v 2020
Photo: Colin Piper
Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 02 vi 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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