Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1133 (ABH49.254) Epinotia bilunana, (Haworth, 1811)

KR04877

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species has creamy-white forewings, with contrasting blackish markings on the dorsum.


Wingspan: 13-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 43 (15.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 11 September

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Collage Valley, Northumberland
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher