Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1253 (ABH49.352) Grapholita orobana, Treitschke, 1830



General InformationBoth sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 11-15mm
Foodplant(s): vetches (Vicia spp.), Wood-vetch (Vicia sylvatica), Tufted Vetch (Vicia cracca), Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis), Marsh Pea (Lathyrus palustris)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Proposed Red Data Book


Woodland, fens and coastal cliffs.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in July 2002

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 June to 26 July

Proposed Red Data Book