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Eucosma metzneriana
Mugwort Bell (Treitshcke, 1830)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1196 / 49.274
Photo © Ian BartonKathleen Rosewarne,  Weeting Heath 25/06/2015 - County First.

Similar Norfolk Species
Maritime Bell
Eucosma lacteana
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Mugwort, Wormwood (Artemisia spp.)
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.

A recent colonist to Britain. The first record was from Cambridgeshire in 1977.

Recorded just over the border at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, Suffolk in 2014 (17/05/2014, K. Puttick)

New for Norfolk at Weeting Heath in 2015 (25/06/2015, Ian Barton/Kathleen Rosewarne) New for VC27 in 2019 at Eccles (N. Bowman, 16/07/19)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2020428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/06/2020428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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