Variegated Golden Tortrix - Archips xylosteana
Wingspan 15 to 23 mm.
Gardens and wooded areas.
The adults fly from just before dusk into the night and are on the wing during July and August.
It uses a range of deciduous trees and shrubs for its foodplants.
It can be found over much of Britain. In the Butterfly Conservation's Microlepidoptera Report 2011 this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident).
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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