Peleopodidae

0658 (ABH31.001) Carcina quercana, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR02328

ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
on Elm, Great Staughton, June 2011
on Elm, Great Staughton, June 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
on Elm, Great Staughton, June 2011
on Elm, Great Staughton, June 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

The adults are similar to a Tortrix in appearance. They have very long antennae.


Wingspan: 15-19mm
Foodplant(s): deciduous trees
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Many habitats including mature oak and beech woodland and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 106 (39.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 27 May to 27 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 June to 11 June

Similar Species
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
ex. Larva, found on Chives. ID confirmed by dissection
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana


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