Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Dave Jones,  27/07/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Gypsonoma dealbana
Common Cloaked Shoot
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (13-15mm)
Upload a Photo
Gypsonoma oppressana
Poplar Shoot

(Treitschke, 1835)1170 / 49.280
Norfolk status
Ground colour white mixed with grey/brown. The basal patch having the outer edge angulated, median fascia poorly defined showing grey/brown markings, a weak apical spot in subterminal fascia. There can be slight variation of the coloration and markings so care is needed, if in doubt, retain the specimen.

Locally scarce mostly in southern England and East Anglia, with a few records in Wales and as far north as Yorkshire.
Found at the edges of woods and meadows, parks, gardens and similar situations where poplars grow.

First listed by Barrett in 1874 as "on poplar trunks but rare". Several records in recent years.

Recorded in 24 (32%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Gypsonoma dealbana  |  Gypsonoma sociana >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2021+28TF60 - Downham/Fincham
03/10/2021128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
15/09/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
19/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
Express Record Gypsonoma oppressana
We need your records!
Do you have records of Gypsonoma oppressana?
Put your own dot on the map!

More information click here OUT NOW
£18 plus p&p
Featured in...
Bird-dropping Tortrix Moths of the British Isles
by J.Clifton, J. Wheeler

Second Edition

More info...

OUT NOW: Only £18

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2021

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Black Poplar, White Poplar
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

Photos Required | T-shirts | Data Policy | Cookies Policy
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy