Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04850 Willow Tortrix Epinotia cruciana, (Linnaeus, 1761)

BF1147 (ABH49.238)


General Information

This species is distinctive with pale forewing markings which form the shape of a cross when seen from above.

Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), willows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-early August
National status:


Damp open woodland, boggy heaths, banks of streams and sand dunes.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.