Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Bactra furfurana
Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (11-20 mm)
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Bactra lancealana

(Hubner, 1799)49.194

A widespread and common species found across our region, mainly in areas of damp grassland and heathland. Quite variable and some forms may require dissection to separate from other Bactra species.

Recorded in 53 (68%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Various rushes
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU67
18/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP33
11/08/20225VC22 - BerkshireSU96
04/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
04/08/202211VC22 - BerkshireSU96
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