Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0964 (ABH49.137) Cochylis dubitana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04353

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This is one of three very similar relatives. It can be distinguished by the diagnostic white head/palps and blackish thorax.


Wingspan: c. 13 mm.
Foodplant(s): ragworts (Senecio spp.), hawk's-beards (Crepis spp.), hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.), Perennial Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis), Goldenrod (Solidago virguarea)
Flying: Two generations, June and August
National status: Local

Habitat

Rough grassy hillsides, fens, railway banks, waste ground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 43 (15.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 10 September

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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