Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1198 (ABH49.262) Phaneta pauperana (=Eucosma), (Duponchel, [1843])



General Information

This species can be distinguished from other Eucosma species by the relatively large and well-defined basal patch edged in black.

Wingspan: 13-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): Dog-rose (Rosa canina)
Flying: One generation, April-May
National status: Proposed Red Data Book


Rough uncultivated ground, especially chalkland and coastal cliffs.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in April 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 April to 14 May

Proposed Red Data Book