Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1075 (ABH49.173) Phiaris micana (=Olethreutes) (=olivana), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

In both sexes of this species, examples occur with the fasciae distinctly orange-ochreous. Sometimes the fasciae may be dark chocolate-brown or blackish with a strongly metallic/glistening ground colour.

Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Damp and marshy habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Nationally Scarce B