Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1089 (ABH49.146) Apotomis semifasciana, (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

This species can be distinguished from A. lineana by its broader forewing semifasciana, which lacks the greyish suffusion along the dorsum.

Wingspan: 17-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Woodland, margins of osier beds, fens, banks of ponds and streams, hedgerows and open situations.

Regional Information

Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2013

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 June to 27 July

Similar Species

Nationally Scarce B