The Moths of Suffolk
971 Pandemis cinnamomeana, (Treitschke, 1830)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Double-brooded; mid-June to mid-July and mid-August to September, although literature does not mention second brood

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of various trees and shrubs, including maples (Acer), firs (Abies), birches (Betula), larches (Larix), spruces (Picea), cherries and blackthorn (Prunus), rowans (Sorbus), Yew (Taxus), oaks (Quercus) and bilberries (Vaccinium)

Records : Trans: V13, Pt5, P315 1966 Thorpeness - NEW TO SUFFOLK

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-24mm


Confusion species
    AdultPandemis cerasana, Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix
Pandemis heparana, Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix
Pandemis dumetana

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New Forest, Hampshire (14.vii.2007) © Lee Gregory

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Trapped by Bill Last - Chepstow, Monmouthshire (vii.2015) © Neil Sherman