Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0942 (ABH49.115) Aethes piercei, Obraztsov, 1952

KR04295

Ross of Mull
Ross of Mull
 Photo © Brian Stone
Ross of Mull
 Photo © Brian Stone
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This species is closely related to A. hartmanniana and it has been suggested that it may be no more than an ecological form.

 

It is larger and has a generally darker colouration than A. hartmanniana.


Wingspan: c.15-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Damp habitats such as marshes, fens, rough pastures and bogs.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species

Red Data Book