Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1093 (ABH49.150) Apotomis betuletana, (Haworth, 1811)


 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

General Information
Wingspan: 16-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common


Open woodland and margins of woods where birch is well established and also heaths and hillsides where scattered trees and bushes grow.

Regional Information

Recorded in 49 (18.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 30 September

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson