Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.093 [B&F: 0922] Phtheochroa schreibersiana (Frölich, 1828)


Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in hedgerows, marshes, river-banks and other damp areas in parts of southern England. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 11-15 mm. Readily distinguished by the bright ochreous basal area and contrasting dark coloration of the distal half of the forewing with the distinctive metallic spots, and the area of yellowish coloration forming a conspicuous quadrate spot on the costa [Bradley]. Larva feeds within stems of Elm, Black Poplar and Bird Cherry, forming galls.

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