Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1020 (ABH49.050) Grey Tortrix Cnephasia stephensiana, (Doubleday, [1849])

KR04474

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This is one of the largest of the UK Cnephasia family.


Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, gardens, fens and marshes.

Regional Information

Recorded in 116 (43%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 25 September

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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