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Cream-bordered Green Pea
Earias clorana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2418 / 74.011

Morley's Final Catalogue: In broad marshes; rare. Taken at Ipswich by Garrett, and at Beccles by Canon Cruttwell (ante 1890). One on long-leaved willow leaf in fens at Kenny Hill in Mildenhall on 6 July 1920 (Mly).

Recent Suffolk status: Locally common and widespread.

Life history: A single generation in the summer.

Identification Confusion can arise with the Green Oak Tortrix Tortrix viridana, but that is much smaller and rests with wings held flat.

Habitat: Marshes, fens and other wetland areas.

Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1920.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
11/08/2023126TL88 - Thetford
11/08/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
01/08/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
27/07/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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