Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (20-23mm (male))
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Exapate congelatella

(Clerck, 1759)49.043

An extremely localised species of woodland and hedgerows, found across our region but possibly under-recorded due to its flight season being right at the end of the year. Typical of some other winter species, the female has only vestigial wings and doesn't fly.

Recorded in 5 (6%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1993.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   various shrubs
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
14/12/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
14/12/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
10/12/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU39
23/12/20161VC22 - BerkshireSU39
16/12/20141VC22 - BerkshireSU39
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