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Neosphaleroptera nubilana

(Hübner, 1799)49.042

An uncommon moth of hedgerows, especially in damper areas of our region. It flies in sunshine as well as at night. Easily confused with some of the smaller Cnephasia species.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 14 (18%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   hawthorns, cherries and blackthorn.
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Adoxophyes orana | Exapate congelatella >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/20191VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU88
21/06/201920VC22 - BerkshireSP40
25/06/20183VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
16/07/20131VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
14/07/20131VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
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