Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0979 (ABH49.014) Brown Oak Tortrix Archips crataegana, (Hübner, [1799])

KR04558

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Brown Oak Tortrix
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This species is sexually dimorphic. The female is larger, has a darker ground colour with a much more protruding apex on the forewing than the male.


Wingspan: male: c. 20mm, female: c. 25mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), elms (Ulmus spp.), Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland rides, forests and orchards.

Regional Information

Recorded in 48 (17.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 24 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 21 June

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