Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1084 (ABH49.158) Hedya ochroleucana, (Frölich, 1828)



General Information

The members of Hedya family are all very similar. This moth can be distinguished by the clean creamy outer part of the forewing.

Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Foodplant(s): Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.), Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 37 (13.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 May to 17 August

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 Photo © David Griffiths
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