Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1216 (ABH49.200) Cherry Bark Moth Enarmonia formosana, (Scopoli, 1763)

KR05055

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


General Information

This moth has a distinctive brown, white and metallic blue colouration and pattern of the forewing.

 

The larvae feed on the bark and fruit of ornamental cherry trees.


Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): cherries (Prunus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Parks, gardens, old orchards and mature ornamental cherry trees along suburban roads.

Regional Information

Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 04 September


Local