Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Notocelia trimaculana
Triple-blotched Bell
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Common Rose Bell
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (16-22mm)
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Notocelia cynosbatella
Yellow-faced Bell

(Linnaeus, 1758)1174 / 49.292
=Epiblema cynosbatella

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Another frequent rose-species; unnoted in the west. Monks Soham garden occasionally in May (Mly); Swefling (Bloomfield); Southwold (Ctw); Beccles, Lowestoft, Yarmouth.

Recent Status: A common spring species.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying May to July. The larvae feed on flower buds, leaf shoots or between spun leaves of Rosa, Rubus, Crateagus and Prunus. They pupate in the larval habitation. Winter is passed as the ova stage.

Identification: An easily recognised species by way of the orange face and palps on a moth with a white wing marked dark brown basally and towards the termen.

Recorded in 46 (79%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
16/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
14/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
12/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/07/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Wingspan: 16-22mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Wild Rose, Cultivated Rose
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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