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''Cydia amplana'', the rusty oak moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found from central and southern Europe to Asia Minor, south-western Russia and Transcaucasus.

The wingspan is 16–20 mm. Adults are on wing in June and July. It often needs two years for development.

The larvae feed on ''Corylus'', ''Juglans'', ''Castanea'', ''Fagus'' and ''Quercus'' species. The larvae usually only feed inside nuts that have fallen to the ground, but at times the larvae.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Aug 4, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4A, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.