Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva on sallow, Uffmoor Wood, Worcestershire.

Immature stages

Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15 mm.)
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Epinotia cruciana
Willow Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1761)1147 / 49.238

Locally fairly common resident.

Salix caprea, S. cinerea, S. aurita with larva feeding in spun terminal shoots in April/May.

Recorded in 34 (24%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1854.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Flight: June - early August
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
07/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
30/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
26/06/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
09/06/20171VC40 - ShropshireSJ30
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