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Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759)

Vetch Piercer
49.3540 (B&F: 1251)

Grapholita perlepidana (Haworth, 1811)

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


A resident species, generally scarce in both vice-counties, but often locally common in Rewell Wood. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid-May. Larvae feed on bitter vetch and narrow-leaved vetch. (Pratt, 2011).

Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759)
Etchingham, 25 iv 2014
Photo: Caroline Moore
Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759)
Rewell Wood, 05 v 2014
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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