< Epinotia fraternana

Epinotia nisella >

Epinotia bilunana (Haworth, 1811)

Crescent Bell
49.2540 (B&F: 1133)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Eucosmini

Common

A resident species that generally occurs singly or sparingly in deciduous woods across the county but it is occasionally fairly common to common at mv light. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid July, sometimes from early May to the third week of July. The larvae feed on birch catkins. (Pratt, 2011).

Epinotia bilunana (Haworth, 1811)
Lindfield, 14 vi 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Epinotia bilunana (Haworth, 1811)
Crowborough, 03 vii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

Copyright The Sussex Moth Group © 2020
Valid HTML5