Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Lobesia littoralis

(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)49.185

A local species found across the UK, more often in coastal areas. Rare in Bucks and Oxon but found very locally across Berkshire. Most of our records are from gardens, suggesting that it may use cultivated varieties of the main food-plant Thrift Armeria maritima.

Recorded in 11 (14%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1981.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Thrift, Bird's-foot trefoil.
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
24/08/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU66
22/08/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU58
07/08/20174VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP84
19/06/20171VC22 - BerkshireSU59
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