Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1086 (ABH49.155) Hedya salicella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR04713

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This moth is large and distinctive, showing large areas of white.


Wingspan: 19-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Marshy places, banks of streams, open woodland, parks and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 56 (20.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 10 September