Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Tortricidae   Checklist Number: 49.091

Pseudargyrotoza conwagana   Fabricius, 1775

Yellow-spot Twist

A rare species with only one previous record from Lewis. A small member of the family with an obvious yellow patch, especially when fresh. Active May to July. Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and wild privet (Ligustrum vulgare) are the two main foodplants