Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1063 (ABH49.161) Celypha striana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04722

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, 21st July 2014. Light trap.
Hemingford Grey, 21st July 2014. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is characterised by its pale brown or reddish-brown ground colour mixed with pale grey. It can be distinguished from C.rosaceana by the strongly developed median fascia in the forewing.


Wingspan: 16-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Flying: One generation, June-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Open grassy areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 79 (29.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 16 September

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