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Variegated golden tortrix, Heeswijk, Netherlands Pretty small moth found low in the grass in a pine forest in the south of the Netherlands. This species rests by day and becomes active at dusk. In dutch we call this species "Flamed leaf roller", referring to the caterpillars that grow protected in a rolled leaf. Archips xylosteana,Europe,Heeswijk-Dinther,Moth Week 2018,Netherlands,World Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Variegated golden tortrix, Heeswijk, Netherlands

Pretty small moth found low in the grass in a pine forest in the south of the Netherlands. This species rests by day and becomes active at dusk. In dutch we call this species "Flamed leaf roller", referring to the caterpillars that grow protected in a rolled leaf.

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  1. Very nice! Posted 4 months ago
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  2. Gorgeous colors! Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thank you, Lisa! Posted 4 months ago

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''Archips xylosteana'', the variegated golden tortrix or brown oak tortrix, is a moth of the family Tortricidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Jul 13, 2018. Captured May 27, 2018 15:10.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/13.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm