Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 12.5mm) Wingspan (18-25 mm.)
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Eulia ministrana
Brassy Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1758)1015 / 49.090

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Common in woods everywhere, Monks-park Wood; not infrequent at light in Ipswich and Monks Soham. Bentley Woods, Blythburgh Wood, Hopton and Gorleston (D).

Recent Status: Recorded across Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying from May to July and coming to light. The larvae feed from leaves rolled into a tube on a wide variety of deciduous trees and shrubs. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: A instantly recognised species with no similar British species.

Recorded in 30 (52%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2021+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
13/06/2021+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
11/06/2021825TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
09/06/2021125TM48 - Beccles/Brampton
09/06/2021125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-25 mm.
Flight: May and June.
Foodplant:   Deciduous trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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