Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1087 (ABH49.154) Orthotaenia undulana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

Some forms of this species are similar to Celypha lacunana.

Wingspan: 15-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale), herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Common


Open woodland, margins of woods, hedgerows, bramble thickets and roadside verges.

Regional Information

Recorded in 14 (5.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 May to 25 July

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Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell