Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (14-20mm)
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Pelochrista caecimaculana
Chalk-hill Bell

(Hübner, 1799)1188 / 49.263
Norfolk status
Nationally scarce.
Very similar to certain Eucosma species.
Distinguished by the poorly developed and inconspicuous ocellus which lacks metallic plumbeous edging [Bradley].

Record of a single specimen netted by day at Hickling. (Chalmers-Hunt, 1976)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 1976.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/1976 to 06/07/1976127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 14-20mm
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed, Brown Knapweed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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