Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Immature stages

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Eucosma lacteana
Maritime Bell
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (13 - 17 mm)
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Eucosma tripoliana
Saltmarsh Bell

(Barrett, 1880)1193 / 49.272
Norfolk status
Coastal and estuarine salt marshes.

Markings of the forewing vary considerably.
Moth rests amongst sea aster and other plants.
Restricted to salt marshes along the eastern and southern coasts of England.

A few inland records in recent years (please retain for confirmation if recorded away from the coast)

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1966.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Eucosma tripoliana (M) - Hindolveston 2005 J. Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2021128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
21/08/2021+28TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
19/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
14/08/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2021428TF52 - Terrington
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Wingspan: 13 - 17 mm
Flight: July-August
Foodplant:   Sea-aster.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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