Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04842 Epinotia brunnichana, (Linnaeus, 1767)

BF1155 (ABH49.231)


General Information

This moth is quite variable with several named forms. The nominate form is very rare in the UK. The species often has a pale blotch on the dorsal area edged in black.

Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Hazel (Corylus avellana), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Birch woods and mixed woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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