Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Ex. larva Tiddesley Wood VC37 2012

Immature stages

Similar West Midlands Species
Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
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Flax Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (17-23 mm.)
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Eana incanana
Bluebell Shade

(Stephens, 1852)1030 / 49.047

Fairly common resident amongst bluebells in shady deciduous woodland.

Hyacinthoides non-scripta with the larva feeding in a silken web on the flowers in April/May.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 53 (38%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 17-23 mm.
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Bluebell, Oxeye daisy.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Eana osseana  |  Cnephasia incertana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO59
07/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
25/07/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
22/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO46
22/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
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