Tortricidae: Tortricinae

0954 (ABH49.111) Eupoecilia angustana, (Hübner, [1799])


Long Nanny, Northumberland
Long Nanny, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Long Nanny, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

General Information

Two mainland forms of this species. The nominate form angustana occurs in woodland edges, meadows and similar locations where the foodplants are found.

Wingspan: 10-15 mm.
Foodplant(s): plantains (Plantago spp.), Yarrow (Achillia millefolium), Sneezewort (Anthemis ptarmica), marjorams (Origanum spp.), Goldenrod (Solidago virguarea), thymes (Thymus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 May to 10 September