Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1135 (ABH49.243) Epinotia demarniana, (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1840)



General Information

This species can be distinguished from similar species by its ochreous-white head and palps.

Wingspan: c.14 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Alder (Alnus glutinosa), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Local


Woodland, heathland, fens and bogs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 May to 21 August

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson