Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Wilton,  Bernwood Forest, Bucks 2010 (gen det female)

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Eucosma tripoliana
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (15-22mm)
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Eucosma hohenwartiana

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.266

Widespread and fairly common across most of our region. Requires dissection to separate from Eucosma fulvana and Eucosma parvulana, both of which are found in our area (only females can be determined to species this way). Should otherwise be recorded as Eucosma hohenwartiana agg.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 41 (53%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Knapweed
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
19/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP40
19/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
18/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP40
18/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
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