Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1094 (ABH49.151) Apotomis capreana, (Hübner, [1817])



General Information

Similar to A. betuletana, distinguished by the hook-like projection leading into the black of the forewing. Open woodland, margins of woods, gravel pits, marshes and banks of streams.

Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): willows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 04 June to 30 August

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