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Ptycholomoides aeriferana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

Larch Twist
49.0210 (B&F: 987)
Previously:Ptycholomoides aeriferanus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Tortricinae
        »Tribe: Archipini

Common

Resident since the 1950s, established locally for a time in East Sussex but not found there in the present century and now in just a few woods in the west. Single-brooded, flying mainly from June to August. May be limited by habitat as the larvae are said to feed on larch. (Pratt, 2011)

Ptycholomoides aeriferanus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Crowborough, 27 vii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Ptycholomoides aeriferanus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Crowborough, 27 vii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Ptycholomoides aeriferanus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Confirmed by Colin Pratt
Etchingham, 17 vii 2013
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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