Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Spilonota ocellana
Bud Moth
Gypsonoma dealbana
Common Cloaked Shoot
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15mm)
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Gypsonoma aceriana
Rosy Cloaked Shoot

(Duponchel, 1843)1167 / 49.283
Norfolk status
Similar to G. dealbana but shows a pink/ochreous suffusion to the white ground colour of the forewing (this can be lost with wear), also told by the basal patch being straighter.

Open woodland, hedgerows, avenues, parks and gardens where poplars grow.
Very few Norfolk records from Attleborough 1992-1994; Heacham 1995; Sheringham 1996; Lopham 1997. First listed by Barret in 1874 at Denton, Yarmouth and Norwich.

Any suspected individuals must be retained for acceptance.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
01/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
31/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/07/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
22/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Poplar
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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