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1083 Marbled Orchard Tortrix Hedya nubiferana

(Haworth, 1811)

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Marbled Orchard Tortrix  Hedya nubiferana (Adult)

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Chorlton, Gtr. Manchester

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1083 Marbled Orchard Tortrix Hedya nubiferana

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49.156 BF1083
Marbled Orchard Tortrix Hedya nubiferana

(Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan 15-21 mm.

One of many similar species which mimics a bird-dropping when at rest, this is a common species throughout Britain.

The larvae feed on a variety of trees including hawthorn (Crataegus) and blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).

Flying from dusk into the night, between June and August, the adult is easily attracted to light.

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