Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1259 (ABH49.342) Cydia fagiglandana, (Zeller, 1841)


Tynemouth, 07-07-16
Tynemouth, 07-07-16
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Tynemouth, 07-07-16
 Photo © Ian Fisher

General Information

This species is similar to C. splendana, but has less contrast between light and dark.

Wingspan: 13-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Beech (nuts) (Fagus sylvatica)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common


Beech woods, especially in calcareous districts.

Regional Information

Recorded in 8 (3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2021

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 20 August

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson