Ground colour white with distinct black marks in median fascia, black stria in tornal area and obvious rufous apical spot.
Nationally scarce, rare distinctive Tortrix, with only a few Norfolk records from the Brecks and Broads. Occurs on calcareous soils mainly in the southern counties of England.
The adult flies from dusk onwards in June - July. Larvae feed on the berries of Buckthorn.
Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.