Rusty oak moth

Cydia amplana

''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 cause significant damage by causing the nuts to drop.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyTortricidae
GenusCydia
SpeciesC. amplana
Photographed in
Netherlands