Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1255 (ABH49.325) Cydia ulicetana (=succedana), (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

Commons, heaths, hillsides and moorland and usually occurring in great abundance wherever gorse is found.. Males fly in sunshine.

Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Gorse (Ulex europaeus), Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and July-September
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 9 (3.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2021

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 30 August

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson