Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0948 (ABH49.118) Aethes margaritana, (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

This is a distinctive species with a characteristic silver-white ground colour and sharply contrasting deep ochreous markings.

Wingspan: 12-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Yarrow (Achillia millefolium), Scented Mayweed (Matricaria recutita), Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Nationally Scarce A


Chalk grassland and vegetated shingle beaches.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Nationally Scarce A