Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1134 (ABH49.249) Epinotia ramella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR04870

Collage Valley, Northumberland
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

This species can be distinguished from E. bilunana by the grey general appearance of the forewing and the comparatively solid and sharply defined triangular patch on the dorsum.


Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-October
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 30 (11.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 27 September

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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths