Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (M15-19mm, F18-22mm)
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Adoxophyes orana
Summer Fruit Tortrix

(Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1834)999 / 49.041

Norfolk status
Pronounced sexual dimorphism, Female markings essentially as in male but more subdued and often partially obsolete.
Orchards and gardens, not very active by day.

First discovered in the British Isles in 1950, and was a pest in apple and cherry orchards in south-east England.

Old 1950's W. Norfolk records from Upwell, Wisbech, and Walton Highway. Several recent records.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1953.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
24/06/2023328TF71West Bilney
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Wingspan: M15-19mm, F18-22mm
Flight: Two Generations. Jun and Aug - Oct.
Foodplant:   Apple, pear, cherries and blackthorn etc.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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