Locally distributed in England, mainly in the south and east.
The larvae feed on Oak, inside galls formed by other, usually hymenopterous insects.
First Norfolk record of a male, attracted to pheromone lure at Cawston (VC27) (J. Clifton, 29/05/11). First VC28 record (det. J. Clifton) on NMS Field meeting at Emily's Wood, Weeting (J. Wheeler, 04/06/11)
Pheromone attractants: FUN and SKI
One of several additional species attracted to the FUN lure intended for Grapholita funebrana.
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Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2021.