Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0968 (ABH49.133) Cochylis nana, (Haworth, 1811)


 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 Photo © Jonathan Newman

General Information

This is a distinctive species which is characterised by its small size and grey/ochreous ground colour.

Wingspan: 9-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, June
National status: Common


Birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 29 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 February to 15 February

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