Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1024 (ABH49.049) Light Grey Tortrix Cnephasia incertana, (Treitschke, 1835)

KR04471

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
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This is one of the smallest of the very similar Cnephasia species.


Wingspan: 14-18mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants, plantains (Plantago spp.), Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland edges, roadside verges and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 96 (35.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 21 September

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Grey Tortrix Cnephasia stephensiana
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana