Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (13-17mm)
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Phaneta pauperana
Scarce Rose Bell

(Duponchel, 1843)1198 / 49.262
=Eucosma pauperana

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A scarce species in Britain first recorded in Suffolk during 2020 and also found in the surrounding counties.

Life Style: The moth flies in the evening and also comes to light during April and May. The larvae feed on flowers and developing fruits of Rosa canina. They pupate in a folded leaf and pass the winter as the pupal stage.

Identification: The moth is a narrow winged Euscomid. The forewing is a grey-clouded white with small black dots short of the apex and a black and brown marked dorsal patch. The basal quarter is grey and marked brown and black. The thorax is grey with a brown crest. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Crocidosema plebejana  |  Eucosma obumbratana >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/04/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Wingspan: 13-17mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Dog Rose
Nat Status: pRDB3
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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