Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0986 (ABH49.028) Syndemis musculana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04584

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


General Information

This moth has a characteristic greyish-white ground colour and contrasting median fascia. The forewing colour can range from whitish-grey to brownish-grey and the darker markings do vary in intensity.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 15-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Bramble (Rubus fruticosus), birches (Betula spp.), oaks (Quercus spp.), broadleaved trees, herbs, grasses
Flying: One generation, April-June
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 60 (22.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 April to 13 August