Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1099 (ABH49.188) Endothenia marginana, (Haworth, 1811)

KR04667

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
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species can be distinguished from both sexes of E.gentianaeana and E.oblongana by its conspicuously white hindwings, although genital dissection is usually required for a positive identification.


Wingspan: 11-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Betony (Stachys officinalis), Common Hemp-nettle (Galeopsis tetrahit), Lousewort (Pedicularis sylvatica), Yellow-rattle (Rhinanthus minor), Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata), teasels (Dipsacus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Rough meadows and grassland, waysides, embankments, damp woods, boggy heaths and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 19 (7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 May to 11 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths