Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1192 (ABH49.275) Eucosma conterminana, (Guenée, 1845)

KR04963

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


General Information
Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Prickly Lettuce (Lactuca serriola), Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Dry, stony or chalky habitats, chalk downs, waysides, quarries and stony waste places and also refuse tips where acrid lettuce and prickly lettuce grow.

Regional Information

Recorded in 37 (13.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 06 September

Similar Species
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Local