1166 Larch Tortrix, Zeiraphera griseana (Hübner, 1799)
Status and ecology:
National Status: Local
A resident and suspected immigrant. It occurs singly at mv light in a very few places in West Sussex. There are no records in East Sussex since 1946. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from mid July to mid August. The species has been associated with larch and fir trees, these being the food plants elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).
Confirmed by John Langmaid
Findon Valley, Worthing, 23 viii 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling
Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.