Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1084 (ABH49.158) Hedya ochroleucana, (Frölich, 1828)

KR04717

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

The members of Hedya family are all very similar. This moth can be distinguished by the clean creamy outer part of the forewing.


Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Foodplant(s): Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.), Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 35 (13%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 May to 17 August

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