Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Gypsonoma aceriana
Rosy Cloaked Shoot
Gypsonoma sociana
White Cloaked Shoot
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (11-14mm)
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Gypsonoma dealbana
Common Cloaked Shoot

(Frölich, 1828)1169 / 49.279
Norfolk status
Overall colour and markings can differ greatly from a white ground colour to brownish/grey making the markings obscure.
Can be easily distinguished from Gypsonoma sociana by the buff frons.

Widespread and common in open woodland throughout much of the British Isles. Well recorded in Norfolk from across the county.
Often recorded at the larval stage on various trees including Hazel, Hawthorn, Poplar and Sallow, feeding within buds and young shoots followed by spun leaves.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
01/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
30/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Various trees and shrubs including Hazel, Hawthorn, Poplar, Sallow
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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