Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1138 (ABH49.255) Epinotia nisella, (Clerck, 1759)

KR04878

f. decorana
f. decorana
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
f. decorana
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is quite variable. One of the most distinctive form is f. decorana, which has an orange area over the mid-part of the forewing.


Wingspan: 12-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-October
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, parks and gardens, boggy heaths and banks of rivers and streams.

Regional Information

Recorded in 52 (19.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 18 October