Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1006 (ABH49.005) Epagoge grotiana, (Fabricius, 1781)

KR04531

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Monks Wood, July 2007
Monks Wood, July 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood, July 2007
Monks Wood, July 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This moth has a bright ochreous-yellow ground colour with brown markings. It flies at dusk and dawn.


Wingspan: c. 15 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Deciduous woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 June to 14 August