Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0994 (ABH49.038) Clepsis consimilana, (Hübner, [1817])

KR04629

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This is a rather plain, ochreous Tortrix. It can be distinguished by its small size, indistinct markings and two small dark spots on the dorsum.


Wingspan: male 13-17mm, female 15-19mm
Foodplant(s): privets (Ligustrum spp.)
Flying: One/two generations, June-August and September
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 71 (26.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 14 May to 28 October