Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Epiblema cirsiana
Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (18-23mm)
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Epiblema scutulana

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.285

A common species nationally but seemingly under-recorded in our region, probably due to the difficulty of separating from Epiblema sticticana and Epiblema cirsiana.

Verification Grade Comment: Size and sex essential

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 29 (37%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1980.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Marsh thistle, spear thistle, musk thistle
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Epiblema sticticana | Epiblema cirsiana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU56
20/05/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP83
10/05/20191VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
19/05/20171VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
09/06/20161VC22 - BerkshireSU88
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