Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 13.5mm) Wingspan (21-27mm)
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Pseudosciaphila branderiana

(Linnaeus, 1758)49.145

Although Nationally Scarce, this is a widespread and fairly common species in the northern half of Bucks at sites where there is plenty of the larval food-plant. However, it is rare or absent elsewhere in our region. A large moth which is variable in appearance but the most frequently encountered form locally is unicolorous.

Recorded in 14 (18%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Aspen
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Eudemis profundana | Apotomis semifasciana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
28/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
28/06/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
21/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
21/06/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
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