Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1154 (ABH49.229) Epinotia caprana, (Fabricius, 1798)



General Information

Several forms of this species showing considerable individual variation. Fens, marshes, wet moorland and mosses, hiding deep in the vegetation during the day and not easily disturbed.

Wingspan: 16-22mm
Foodplant(s): willows (Salix spp.), Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2003

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 August to 11 September

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