Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1146 (ABH49.251) Epinotia rubiginosana, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

KR04872

Havannah Pond, Northumberland
Havannah Pond, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Havannah Pond, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hauxley NR, Northumberland
Hauxley NR, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

This species can be seen flying about the tops of trees on warm, sunny afternoons.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: c. 14mm.
Foodplant(s): Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Stone Pine (Pinus pinea)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Local

Habitat

Clearings and rides in pine plantations and also on isolated trees, especially on heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 June to 25 June


Local