Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1136 (ABH49.240) Epinotia immundana, (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839)

KR04853

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
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 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This is a quite variable species. Often the creamy-white patch on the dorsum is obscured. It is similar to E.tetraquetrana but generally smaller and with with a darker colouration.


Wingspan: 12-14 mm.
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: Two generations, April-June and August-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, heathland and river banks.

Regional Information

Recorded in 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 April to 16 September

Similar Species
nr Loch Turraman, Colonsay, Argyll 10-06-14
nr Loch Turraman, Colonsay, Argyll 10-06-14
 Photo © Ian Fisher