Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/08/2013 - Dead Man's Wood, Sheringham - male gen. det. J Clifton

Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (11-16 mm.)
Lobesia littoralis
Shore Marble

(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)49.185/1109
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 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Lobesia littoralis, Sheringham, Ken Durrant Slide 1411 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/09/2015127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
01/09/2015127TG20 - Norwich
29/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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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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