Field Tip Details

Species989 Aphelia paleana, Timothy Tortrix, (Hübner, 1793)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearlate June to early July
TipThe adults frequent grassy places (often damp); it comes out of the rank herbage freely after 4 p.m., and occurs freely on the wing at dusk. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedWed 7-Jun-2006Last updatedWed 7-Jun-2006

Photographs

989 Timothy Tortrix, Aphelia paleana
Eye, Suffolk (10.vii.2005) © Paul Kitchener