Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1064 (ABH49.162) Celypha rosaceana, (Schläger, 1847)



General Information

This distinctly rosy or purplish ground colour of this species cam fade quite quickly to a dull buff colour.

Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Perennial Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis), Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Flying: One generation, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local


Coastal areas, vegetated shingle, rough pasture.

Regional Information

Recorded in 13 (4.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 11 June to 28 August

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Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell