Morley’s Final Catalogue: A downs species. Thetford Warren (Curtis); rare on Southwold beach in July and September 1910-2 (Mly): Poverlooked by Crutwell); common at Newmarket, in Suffolk, during 1910 (Nurse, Ent. 1911, 221). Sizewell in 1937 (Hawley).
Recent Status: Rare in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying during June, July and August and coming to light. The larvae feed on a variety of herbaceous plants from a spun silken tube low down amongst the plants.
Identification: The moth has relatively narrow and pointed wings for a Tortricid. The colour is light brown variously shaded darker sometimes resulting in a longitudinal striping. There may be darker spots but in particular two elongate ones centrally are normally present. More Info
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 5 (9%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1910. Last Recorded in 2016. Additional Stats