Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Epinotia tedella Clerck, 1759
Common Spruce Bell

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.252

Rare with just one pre-1900 record from Lewis. A well marked species when fresh; the illustrated specimen is rather faded. An inhabitant of coniferous woodland from May to June

The larvae feed on the needles of Norway Spruce Picea abies

Epinotia tedella
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