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49.149 ~ 1092 ~ Apotomis turbidana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles as far north as Ross and Cromarty.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at a few sites in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 19-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Woodland and heathland.


Birch and willow.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by PRW, 17th June 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 7th June 2011, Commins Coch