Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Gary Lowe,  26/05/2020 - Chesterfield Lodge, Boyton

Similar Suffolk Species
Celypha rosaceana
Roseate Marble
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (16-22 mm.)
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Celypha striana
Barred Marble

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1063 / 49.161

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Rarely seen, though doubtless common. Felixstow in July 1902 (Gbs); Hemley (Wir, EMM. 1904, 80); Shrubland in 1930 (Whit); Flixton, and a few at Aldeburgh (Ctw); Glemham Magna (Bloomfield); Hacheston (Hkr); Lowestoft (Crf). One sitting on Freckenham church, near Mildenhall, in June 1915 (Mly).

Recent Status: A very common species in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species. It flies by day and night and comes to light. The larvae hibernate. They feed on and in the roots of Taraxacum. They pupate in the ground.

Identification: A distinctively marked species. No similar Suffolk species

Recorded in 49 (84%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
07/09/2021125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
06/09/2021225TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
05/09/2021125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
03/09/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 16-22 mm.
Flight: June - August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Dandelion.
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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