Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1184 (ABH49.285) Epiblema scutulana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Woodwalton Marsh
Woodwalton Marsh
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

General Information

This species is very similar to E. sticticana.

Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and September
National status: Common


Uncultivated ground, rough meadows, hillsides, coastal cliffs and open woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 29 (10.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2021

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 May to 23 August

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