Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Dave Appleton,  28/07/2012 - Bawdeswell

Similar Norfolk Species
Spilonota laricana
Larch-bud Moth
Gypsonoma aceriana
Rosy Cloaked Shoot
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (12-17mm)
Spilonota ocellana
1205 Bud Moth
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.224
Norfolk status
A black well developed triangular pre-tornal mark separating this species from the similar Gypsonoma dealbana.

Widespread in open woodland, hedgerows, orchards, gardens and larch plantations.

Commonly known as the Bud Moth because of the damage the larvae cause to the fruit buds of orchard trees in the spring.

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Spilonota ocellana-laricana - Jon Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/08/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/08/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/08/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
01/08/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Wingspan: 12-17mm
Season: July - August
Foodplant:   Various trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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