Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1092 (ABH49.149) Apotomis turbidana, (Hübner, [1825])


 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

General Information

The forewing pattern and contrasting comparatively clear white ground colour are characteristic of this species.

Wingspan: c. 20 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Common


Woodland and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 19 (7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 June to 04 September

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson