Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Olethreutes arcuella

(Clerck, 1759)49.179

A Nationally Scarce species of woodland found very locally across much of the UK. There are a handful of old records from Bucks and Oxon but the lack of any post-millennium sightings suggests that it has been lost from our region.

Recorded in 5 (6%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 1997.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   leaf litter and dead leaves
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
14/06/19971VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSU78
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSP60
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
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