Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1450 (ABH62.011) Ortholepis betulae, (Goeze, 1778)

KR05681

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information
Wingspan: 24-27mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, July
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2008

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 June to 29 August

Similar Species
Glass Aird, Colonsay, Argyll. 11-06-14
Glass Aird, Colonsay, Argyll. 11-06-14
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Nationally Scarce B