Nolidae: Chloephorinae

2423 (ABH74.009) Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana, (Scopoli, 1772)

KR10441

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species is very variable. It can resemble members of the Tortricidae family of micros. It used to be known as the 'Large Marbled Tortrix'.

 

Pupates in a cocoon attached to the underside of a leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 11-13mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur), Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea)
Flying: Two generations, March-August and mid August-mid October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, areas with scrub oak and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 March to 18 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 20 June to 25 July


Local
Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green , yellow, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5