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Tortricidae (Olethreutinae)


Common Marble Celypha lacunana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Celypha lacunana
  • Subfamily: Olethreutinae; BF: 1076
  • Cambridge (garden) 9 Jun 2002
  • Length (head to wing cusp): 8mm
  • Often disturbed in daylight. Metallic gold sheen in sunlight.
  • NBN Atlas


White Cloaked Shoot Gypsonoma sociana (Haworth, 1811)

Gypsonoma sociana
  • Subfamily: Olethreutinae; BF: 1168
  • Cambridge (garden) 22 Jul 2001
  • Length (head to wingtip): 7.5mm
  • The dark diamond at the suture is distinctive
  • Larvae burrow in twigs of poplar or sallow
  • NBN Atlas


Regal Piercer Pammene regiana (Zeller, 1849)

Pammene regiana
  • Subfamily: Olethreutinae; BF: 1234
  • Cambridge, Coldhams Common TL472594. 16 June 2014.
  • Larvae feed inside the seeds of sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus), and pupate in a crevice of the bark.
  • NBN Atlas


Triple-stripe Piercer Grapholita compositella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Grapholita compositella
  • Subfamily: Olethreutinae; BF: 1241
  • Cambridge, Barnwell East LNR TL479582. 29 July 2014.
  • Adults fly by day in short grassy habitats
  • Larvae feed on the stems and leaves of clover
  • NBN Atlas


Common Drill Dichrorampha petiverella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dichrorampha petiverella
  • Subfamily: Olethreutinae; BF: 1273
  • Cambridge (garden) 1 Aug 2003
  • Length (head to wingtip): 8.5mm
  • Larvae feed on the roots of yarrow and tansy
  • NBN Atlas


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