Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.114 [B&F: 0941] Aethes hartmanniana (Clerck, 1759)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on chalk downland throughout England and Wales, but distribution poorly known due to confusion with A. piercei. In Hampshire recorded this century from St Catherine's Hill and Portsdown only, the former not since 2001; previously present at such sites as Broughton Down, Old Winchester Hill and Noar Hill. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1981, at Brading Down, but it may still occur there. Wingspan 15-23 mm. Differs from A. piercei in its smaller size, the lighter and often distinctly yellow general coloration of the forewing, the more obtusely angled median fascia, and the silver-white spots which coalesce and form continuous striae [Bradley]. Larva feeds within roots of Field Scabious and Small Scabious.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Brading Down10111/06/1981Adult
Broughton Down11103/07/1983Adult
Compton Bay (74/92/01)10027/07/1975Adult
Freshwater10021/07/1974Adult
Freshwater1001923Adult
Freshwater1001850Adult
Martin Down8107/06/2015Adult
Martin Down NNR8008/06/1992Adult
Noar Hill12123/05/1975Adult
Noar Hill12106/07/1974Adult
Old Winchester Hill11123/07/1997Adult
Old Winchester Hill11125/07/2014Adult
Portsdown11316/05/2013Adult
Portsdown11121/05/2014Adult
Portsdown11218/05/2013Adult
Portsdown11228/06/2009Adult
Portsdown11124/06/2005Adult
Portsdown11129/05/2009Adult
Queen Elizabeth CP11107/07/1977Adult
Sandown1001850Adult
St. Catherine's Hill NR11124/06/2001Adult
Ventnor1001880Adult
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