Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  North Elmham 22/07/2019

Similar Norfolk Species
Eucosma hohenwartiana
Bright Bell
Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (14-19mm)
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Eucosma parvulana
Saw-wort Bell

(Wilkinson, 1859)1200a / 49.268
=Eucosma scutana
Norfolk status
Distribution and status poorly known owing to confusion with Eucosma hohenwartiana.

Formerly regarded as a diminutive form of E. hohenwartiana, but can be identified by larval foodplant (Common Knapweed in E. hohenwartiana and Saw-wort in E. parvulana).

New for Norfolk in 2019 at Litcham (K. Kerr, 10/07/19) followed by another the same year at North Elmham (D. Appleton, 22/07/19)

Verification Grade Comment: Only females can be safely separated from hohenwartiana.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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22-07-2019 - North Elmham - Female - Dave Appleton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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Wingspan: 14-19mm
Flight: July-Aug
Foodplant:   Saw-wort
Nat Status: Unknown
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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