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49.233 ~ 1156 ~ Epinotia solandriana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-21mm.

Confusion species

E. brunnichana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland, scrub and thickets.


Birch, hazel and willow.

Lifestage data

Leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva rolls leaf around the midrib and feeds within. Pupates spun up in a cocoon of silk and earth particles.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 5th Sept 2014, Lake Vyrnwy
Pic shows form parmatana