Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1184 (ABH49.285) Epiblema scutulana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04994

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Woodwalton Marsh
Woodwalton Marsh
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is very similar to E. sticticana.


Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and September
National status: Common

Habitat

Uncultivated ground, rough meadows, hillsides, coastal cliffs and open woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 May to 23 August

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