Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1168 (ABH49.281) Gypsonoma sociana, (Haworth, 1811)

KR04987

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


General Information

This moth has a distinctive black diamond shape formed on the forewing when the at rest.


Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Foodplant(s): poplars (Populus spp.), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Open woodland, parks, gardens and the banks of ponds, canals, rivers and streams.

Regional Information

Recorded in 36 (13.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 15 August

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