home > county list > micro moths > (478 of 678)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
49.15 ~ 1093 ~ Apotomis betuletana
UK Status

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

Montgomeryshire Status

Found in scattered sites in the north and west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-22mm.

Confusion species

A. capreana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland.



Lifestage data

Spinning/leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in spun or rolled leaves. Pupates in a spun leaf or amongst leaf litter on ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th July 2007, Commins Coch