Main: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.382 [B&F: 1222] Strophedra nitidana (Fabricius, 1794)


Local in oak woodland throughout much of England and Wales. In Hampshire recorded annually, but in small numbers and from widely scattered localities; first recorded fromthe Isle of Wight in 2013. Wingspan 9-10 mm. Flies in afternoon sunshine. Smaller than S. weirana with a shorter and less attenuated forewing and comparatively well-defined fasciate markings and costal strigulae [Bradley]. Larva feeds on Oak, living between leaves spun together with silk, and over-wintering as a pupa.

Flightime guide

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 7
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.0060375016
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 7
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
Pelham Wood (SZ57)04-Aug-2013oneElliott, B; Halsey, JAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Balmer Lawn, NF (SU30)29-Jul-1977oneDickson, RJAdult
Havant Thicket (SU71)23-Jun-1998oneDickson, RJAdult
Set Thorns Inclosure, New Forest (SZ29)22-Jun-1999twoGreen, DG; Parsons, MSAdult
Kites Croft (SU50)14-Jun-2000oneAppleton, DAdult
Kites Croft (SU50)21-Jun-2000oneAppleton, DAdult
Common Meadow (SU51)27-Jun-2002oneDickson, RJAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)06-Jun-2004oneElliott, BAdult
Wickham Common (SU51)18-Jun-2004oneDickson, RJAdult
Wickham Common (SU51)02-Jul-2004oneDickson, RJAdult
Ladycross Inclosure, New Forest (SU30)02-Aug-2004twoParsons, MS; Rouse, TAdult
Wickham Common (SU51)08-Jul-2005oneDickson, RJAdult
Roughay nr Upham (SU52)23-Jun-2006oneOpie, MAdult
Roughay nr Upham (SU52)23-Jun-2006oneDickson, RJAdult
Botley Wood (SU51)14-Jul-2006oneDickson, RJAdult
Botley Wood (SU51)13-Jun-2008oneDavis, AMAdult
Ladycross Inclosure, New Forest (SU30)26-Jul-2008oneGreen, DGAdult
Upham (SU52)29-May-2009oneDickson, RJAdult
Botley Wood (SU51)12-Jul-2009oneWheeler, KAdult
Winchester (SU42)02-Aug-2010oneWalker, THAdult
Wickham (SU51)03-Jun-2011oneDickson, RJAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Pamber Forest (SU66)13-Jun-2003oneDennis, GJAdult
Harewood Forest (SU34)01-Jul-2004sixGreen, DGAdult
Harewood Forest (SU44)01-Jul-2004threeGreen, DGAdult
Harewood Forest (SU44)01-Jul-2004sixGreen, DGAdult
Alice Holt (SU83)21-Oct-2007twoLangmaid, JR et alCocoon
Shortheath Common, Oakhanger (SU73)07-Jul-2008oneDavis, AMAdult
Bartley Heath (SU75)14-Jul-2009oneDavis, AMAdult
Pamber Forest (SU66)24-Jun-2010oneHammond, MJAdult
Kingsdown Wood (SU55)01-Jun-2012oneDennis, GJAdult
Bentley Station Meadow (SU74)25-Jul-2012onePeace, N; Wills, KBAdult
Longparish (SU44)19-Jun-2015oneEvans, GCAdult
Wherwell (SU44)13-Jul-2015oneEvans, GCAdult
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Mortimer (SU66)26-Jun-2010oneDennis, GJAdult
Mortimer (SU66)26-Jun-2010oneDennis, GJAdult

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