Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0951 (ABH49.123) Aethes beatricella, (Walsingham, 1898)

KR04317

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Although very similar to A.francillana this species can be distinguished by the broader and less oblique markings to the forewing.


Wingspan: 14-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Local

Habitat

Waste ground, woodland fringes and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 42 (15.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 May to 29 September

Similar Species

Local