Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1079 (ABH49.180) Piniphila bifasciana, (Haworth, 1811)

KR04778

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This moth has a well-defined, broad, almost parallel-sided median fascia which, together with the pale ochreous general colouration (often tinged with pinkish) are characteristic.


Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Coniferous woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 36 (13.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 June to 07 August


Local