Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1205a (ABH49.225) Spilonota laricana, (Heinemann, 1863)

KR04832

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This species was previously thought to be a rather dark but distinctive form of S. ocellana with comparatively narrow forewings, a nearly pure white ground colour with blackish grey markings and larvae which feed on larch.


Wingspan: 11-17mm
Foodplant(s): larches (Larix spp.), Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 15 (5.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 June to 11 August


Local