Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04878 Epinotia nisella, (Clerck, 1759)

BF1138 (ABH49.255)


General Information

This species is quite variable. One of the most distinctive form is f. decorana, which has an orange area over the mid-part of the forewing.

Wingspan: 12-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), poplars (Populus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-October
National status:


Woodland, parks and gardens, boggy heaths and banks of rivers and streams.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.