Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1106 (ABH49.184) Lobesia reliquana, (Hübner, [1825])



General Information

This moth is characterised by its narrow, sharply angled fore- and hindwings, the ferruginous general colouration of the forewing and its triangular, plumbeous mixed with black, dorsal patch.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: c.12 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), birches (Betula spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-June
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1975

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 July to 19 July