Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana: Distribution map

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Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 15-23 mm.

Another species which uses a range of deciduous trees and shrubs for its foodplants, and can be found in gardens and wooded areas over much of Britain.

The adults fly from just before dusk into the night and are on the wing during July and August.
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