The Moths of Suffolk
1246 Grapholita tenebrosana, (Duponchel, 1843)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows, and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : In the rose-hip of roses (Rosa), particularly Dog Rose (Rosa canina) or Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local among wild hedge-roses at Bentley (Harwood). and bred thence in 1934-5 (Whit.) ; since 1890 noted elsewhere at only Bramford in July 1898 (Pyett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultGrapholita funebrana, Plum Fruit Moth

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Life history chart
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