Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1151 (ABH49.230) Epinotia trigonella (=stroemiana), (Linnaeus, 1758)


 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

General Information

This moth is characterised by its large size, and dark general colouration of the forewing.

Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, August-September
National status: Common


Heathland, mosses and open woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 1993

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 August to 23 September