Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0941 (ABH49.114) Aethes hartmanniana, (Clerck, 1759)



General Information

This moth has a generally ochreous-yellow colouration. It is smaller and lighter in colour than A. piercei.

Wingspan: 11-17mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Scabious (Knautia arvensis), scabiouses (Scabiosa spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Local


Chalk and limestone well-drained habitats.

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in

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Ross of Mull
Ross of Mull
 Photo © Brian Stone