Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Graham Geen,  09/06/2021 - Beechfields, Brandon

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Epiblema turbidana
Butterbur Bell
Approx Length (c. 15mm) Wingspan (21-30mm)
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Epiblema grandaevana
Great Bell

(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)1181 / 49.291

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: Single brooded flying in June and July. The larvae feed on the roots of Tussilago and Petasites. They hibernate and pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: A large drab species with a bowed costa. The wings are grey brown with numerous darker spots and strigulae. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Epiblema turbidana  |  Notocelia cynosbatella >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
30/06/2013125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
11/06/2004+26TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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Wingspan: 21-30mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Colt's-foot, butterburs
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 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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