Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1080 (ABH49.179) Olethreutes arcuella, (Clerck, 1759)



General Information

This is a very distinctive species with bright orange and silver markings.

Wingspan: 14-18mm
Foodplant(s): decaying plant matter
Flying: One generation, May-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Woodland and heathland.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in

Nationally Scarce B