Appendix A: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.3411 [B&F: 1262a] Jumping Bean Moth (Cydia saltitans) (Westwood, 1858)


Recorded infrequently through importation of jumping beans from Mexico, where resident in dry, arid areas; these contain the larva from which adult moths occasionally develop and emerge. In Hampshire recorded for the first time at Southsea on 8 September 1990. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 19-23 mm. Larva feeds within seed capsules of Sebastiana pavoniana; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)08-Sep-1990oneLangmaid, JohnAdult

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