Appendix A: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.3445 [B&F: 1215] False Codling Moth (Thaumatotibia leucotreta) (Meyrick, 1913)

 

Recorded infrequently through accidental importation in citrus fruit, usually oranges, from Africa. In Hampshire first recorded at light at Southsea on 10 August 1983, with a second at the same site on 11 August 1995; first recorded on the Isle of Wight on 29 September 1989. Wingspan male 15-16 mm, female 19-20 mm. Larva is an important pest of citrus and other fruits, including avocado pear and guava and maize cobs, cotton bolls, castor-oil seeds and tea seeds and It is unlikely that the species can survive outside the tropics and subtropics [Bradley].

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)29-Sep-1989oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Chandlers Ford (SU42)30-Sep-1976oneDobson, AHAdult
Winchester (SU42)20-Jul-1980oneConvey, PAdult
Southsea (SZ69)10-Aug-1983oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)11-Aug-1995oneLangmaid, JRAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Basingstoke (SU64)05-Aug-2008oneDobson, AHLarval
Basingstoke (SU54)24-Jun-2010oneHenwood, GAAdult
Alton (SU73)04-Jul-2015oneOwen, DAdult

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