Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
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
Locally uncommon.
Open woodland, hedgerows, avenues, parks and gardens where poplars grow.

Similar to G. dealbana but shows a pink/ochreous suffusion to the white ground colour of the forewing (this can be lost with wear) and a straight edged basal patch.

First listed by Barret in 1874 at Denton, Yarmouth and Norwich. Several records in recent years.

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Recorded in 22 (30%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/08/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
04/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Poplar
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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