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49.158 ~ 1084 ~ Hedya ochroleucana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common in southern England and Wales, less common in the north of England and rare in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county. This is only the third record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 16-21mm.

Confusion species

A fairly distinctive species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Rose and apple.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on a foodplant. Larva feeds between spun leaves. Pupates in the larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 13th July 2013, Dolforwyn Woods