Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Eucosma cana
Hoary Bell
Eucosma obumbratana
Two-coloured Bell
Eucosma fulvana
Fulvous Bell
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (15-22mm)
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Eucosma hohenwartiana
Bright Bell

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1200 / 49.266
Norfolk status
Dry, open and grassy areas.
Large specimens may be confused with E. cana but can be distinguished by the darker ground colour.

Found in rough grassland, especially on the coast and on chalk downs, waysides, embankments and margins of woods.

Pale specimens, especially ​if found in proximity to the larval foodplant Greater Knapweed, should be considered as candidates for Eucosma fulvana (see species)

Recorded in 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2019127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
16/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/2019227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
03/08/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 15-22mm
Season: June to August. (Sept)
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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