Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04580 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0972 (ABH49.026)


General Information

This is a highly variable species with a reddish-brown ground colour with some lighter variation.


The angular projection of the median facia and lack of white head distinguish this from other similar species.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 16-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): fruit trees, deciduous trees
Flying: One generation, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Heathland, woodland, scrub, grassland, and gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana

Larva Type:
Green, white
No. of Proleg Pairs: