Light-brown Apple Moth

Epiphyas postvittana


Wingspan - 16 to 25mm. A very variable species, the males normall distinguishable by the abrupt change in tone across wings and the females by being slightly larger.


Found on a wide variety of herbaceous plants.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout the southern half of Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

March to November.