Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Eudemis profundana
Diamond-back Marble
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Eudemis porphyrana
Apple Marble

(Hübner, [1799])1114 / 49.143

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Britain first recorded in Suffolk during 2019.

Life Style: The moth flies during July and August and will come to light. The larvae feed on Malus and Prunus.

Identification: The moth is similar to Eudemis profundana but plainer in the basal third and does not show the clear white dorsal patch and orange/brown thorax common in E. profundana. However both species are very variable and have dark forms. More Info
The larvae feed during May and June in a rolled leaf where they pupate.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Wingspan: 20mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Apple
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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