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Lobesia littoralis
Shore Marble (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1109 / 49.185
Photo © Dave Jones,  01/09/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-16 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Jun-Jul. Sep.
Foodplant:   Thrift, Bird's-foot trefoil.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Rare.
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 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2022128TF64 - Hunstanton
17/06/2022228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/09/2021528TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
24/09/2021128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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