Epinotia nanana: Distribution map

Please note that the NBN Gateway map service has been terminated as of 1 April 2017.

As soon as a replacement map service is available, distribution maps will hopefully appear here again.

In the meantime, you can get some idea of distribution from the NBN Atlas website.

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Epinotia nanana

(Treitschke, 1835)


Wingspan c.10mm.

A very small Tortrix, this fairly common species throughout much of Britain is delicately marked in close up, but typically looks all dark from any distance.

It frequents coniferous woodland, parks and gardens where its foodplants, Norway spruce (Picea abies) and Sitka spruce (P.sitchensis) occur in numbers.

The adult moths fly from June to August and the larvae feed internally on the leaves of the foodplants.
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