Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Endothenia ericetana
Heath Marble
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Endothenia quadrimaculana
Blotched Marble

(Haworth, 1811)1104 / 49.193

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Suffolk (Curtis, Brit. Entom.). Conspicuous, and by no means rare. Felixstow by Gibbs (EMM. 1904, 80); annually at Monks Soham light in July 1904-34 (Mly); Leiston (Grey); Flixton (Ctw); at light by Fritton Lake in August 1934 (D).

Recent Status: Recorded across Suffolk but not common.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying during June, July and August. The larvae feed on the stem and roots of Stachys palustris, S. sylvatica and Mentha spicata. The larvae hibernate and pupate in a cocoon close to the foodplant.

Identification: A brown species of Olethreutinae with darker markings showing a bold triangular mark pointed to the dorsum with an angle greater than 90 degrees. The similar smaller E. ericetana has a mark with a 90 degree or less angle. More Info

Recorded in 35 (60%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Endothenia ericetana  |  Bactra lancealana >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021125TM04 - Hadleigh
24/08/2021126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
19/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
31/07/2021 to 02/08/2021+25TM03 - East Bergholt
28/07/2021125TM38 - Bungay/Rumburgh
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: June - Sept.
Foodplant:   Marsh Woundwort.
Nat Status: Local
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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