Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1102 (ABH49.191) Endothenia nigricostana, (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

Distinctive yellow-ochreous dorsal blotch on the forewing variable and may be very pale. Shady places in open woodland, margins of woods, hedges and banks. Rests amongst wood woundwort during the day.

Wingspan: 11-14mm, female 12-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Marsh Woundwort (Stachys palustris)
Flying: One generation, June
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 13 July