Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (11-16 mm.)
Lobesia littoralis
1109 Shore Marble
(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)49.185
Norfolk status
Generally a coastal species, coastal cliffs and places along estuaries and saltings where foodplant found, has also become well-established in gardens.
Extremely variable, the largest of the British Lobesia species, it is distinguished by its comparatively narrow forewing with a normally well-defined median fascia

Recorded in 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Lobesia littoralis, Sheringham, Ken Durrant Slide 1411 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/08/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/07/2014427TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 11-16 mm.
Season: Two Generations. Jun-Jul. Sep.
Foodplant:   Thrift, Bird's-foot trefoil.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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