Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Lozotaeniodes formosana
Orange Pine Tortrix

(Geyer, 1830)1001 / 49.040
=Lozotaeniodes formosanus

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: An immigrant species that was first recorded in Surrey during 1945. It has spread and is now common in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species with a partial second generation found from May to August and in October. The larvae feed on Pinus sylvestris. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: A strikingly marked species in shades of yellow, ferruginous orange and red brown sometimes with a rosy tinge that mimics the male catkins of Pinus sylvestris. Gravitarmata margarotana has a similar idea but the colours differ. The larvae feed on the terminal buds prior to hibernation and thereafter on young leaves from a silken tube.

Recorded in 38 (66%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Epiphyas postvittana  |  Adoxophyes orana >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
25/06/2020125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
25/06/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
24/06/2020125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
24/06/2020125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Wingspan: 20-26mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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