Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1082 (ABH49.157) Plum Tortrix Hedya pruniana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04715

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Although this species resembles H. nubiferana, it can be distinguished by the position of two blackish dots on the white of the forewing.


Wingspan: 15-18 mm.
Foodplant(s): plums (Prunus spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 108 (40%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 08 September

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Marbled Orchard Tortrix Hedya nubiferana