Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1143 (ABH49.253) Epinotia fraternana, (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

This moth usually keeps to the higher parts of the trees and, on sunny afternoons, can be seen flying around the tips of the branches.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10 - 13 mm.
Foodplant(s): Silver Fir (Abies alba), firs (Abies spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Parkland and mixed woodland.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in June 2010

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 June to 26 June

Similar Species
Lambsrigg, Kielder, Northumberland
Lambsrigg, Kielder, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Nationally Scarce B