Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0988 (ABH49.033) Bilberry Tortrix Aphelia viburnana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04604

Ridsdale, Northumberland
Ridsdale, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Ridsdale, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Colonsay, Argyll
Colonsay, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

Pale forms of this species are similar to A. paleana.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 15-22mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status: Local

Habitat

Moors and mosses, saltmarsh and vegetated shingle.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Timothy Tortrix Aphelia paleana

Local