Main: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.230 [B&F: 1151] Epinotia trigonella (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common on damp heathland, mosses and in birch woodland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire sparsely but widespread although infrequent on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 15-22 mm. Characterised by its large size, the lustrous dark general coloration of the forewing and the two conspicuous blotches of white ground colour [Bradley], but see also E. demarniana. Larva feeds on Birch, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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