Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0937 (ABH49.109) Agapeta hamana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR04268

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

A distinctive but quite variable yellow species.


Wingspan: 15-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, fens, open woodland, heathland, waste places and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 142 (52.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 May to 27 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths