Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1281 (ABH49.315) Dichrorampha simpliciana, (Haworth, 1811)

KR05239

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


General Information

This is one of the largest of the UK species of Dichrorampha. It has comparatively broad wings and a grey-brown general appearance.


Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris)
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status: Local

Habitat

Wasteland, waysides and uncultivated ground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 28 June to 03 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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