Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Wilton,  Finemere Wood, Bucks 2010 (gen det)

Similar Upper Thames Species
Epiblema scutulana
Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (12-23mm)
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Epiblema cirsiana

(Zeller, 1843)49.286

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

Verification Grade Comment: Size and sex essential

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Recorded in 19 (24%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common knapweed
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Epiblema scutulana | Epiblema foenella >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
23/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
04/07/20201VC22 - BerkshireSP40
26/05/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP83
21/06/20191VC23 - OxfordshireSU68
27/05/20191VC22 - BerkshireSU88
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