Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1200 (ABH49.266) Eucosma hohenwartiana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04935

Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

Large specimens may be confused with E.cana but can be distinguished by the darker ground colour. Rough grassland, especially on the coast and on chalk downs, waysides, embankments and margins of woods.


Wingspan: 11-23 mm.
Foodplant(s): knapweeds (Centaurea spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-August
National status: Common

HabitatDry, open and grassy areas.
Regional Information

Recorded in 40 (14.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 25 September

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