Summer Fruit Tortrix Adoxophyes orana
Summer Fruit Tortrix Adoxophyes orana
Adult • Ipswich, Suffolk • © Paul Kitchener

49.041 BF999
Summer Fruit Tortrix Adoxophyes orana

(Fischer von R?slerstamm, 1834)


Wingspan 17-22mm.

This moth is a recent arrival in this country and is a pest particularly in apple orchards.

The larvae feed on a variety of fruit, especially apples, and the damage caused can be extensive and costly.

The moth is bivoltine, appearing in June and August-September
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