Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1023 (ABH49.054) Cnephasia genitalana, Pierce & Metcalfe, 1922

KR04480

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 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
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General Information

This moth has a variable slate-grey colouration and is one of the least well-marked of the Cnephasia species.


Wingspan: c.15-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): ragworts (Senecio spp.), herbaceous plants, buttercups (Ranunculus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Chalk downs, rough fields on coast and inland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 93 (34.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 25 September


Local