Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.127 [B&F: 0945] Aethes cnicana (Westwood, 1854)

 

Notes: Common in rough grassland, waste ground and damp woodland edges throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight reasonably well-distributed, with a significant population in Botley Wood. Wingspan 14-17 mm. Very similar to A. rubigana, but differing in the slightly smaller size and the comparatively narrow, less oblique and usually uninterrupted median fascia of the forewing [Bradley]. Larva feeds within seeds of various species of thistle, especially Spear Thistle and Marsh Thistle.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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