Green Oak Tortrix

Tortrix viridana

PhotoPhoto credit: Wayne Clinch

Forewing length: 9-12mm 

This distinctive green Tortrix moth could only be confused with the mostly noturnal Cream-bordered Pea.

Flight Period
May-June/July, sometimes August

Larval Food Plants
Leave of Oak, occasionally Beech and Hornbeam

Woodland, Scrub and hedgerows with Oak


Wiltshire Status
Resident, common.