Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1091 (ABH49.148) Apotomis lineana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

This species resembles lighter forms of A. semifasciana, but has a narrower forewing, a whiter ground colour and a dark suffusion along the dorsum.

Wingspan: c.18-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): White Willow (Salix alba), Crack-willow (Salix fragilis)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


River banks, bogs and water meadows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 June to 11 September

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Nationally Scarce B