Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1174 (ABH49.292) Notocelia cynosbatella (=Epiblema), (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR05019

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species has diagnostic yellow labial palps. Its colour pattern gives it the appearance of a bird-dropping or part of a flower.


Wingspan: 16-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Wild Rose (Rosa acicularis), cultivated roses (Rosa spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Hedgerows, orchards and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 79 (29.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 April to 06 August

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