Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Spilonota laricana
Larch-bud Moth
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Spilonota ocellana
Bud Moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1205 / 49.224
Norfolk status
Common.
Widespread in open woodland, hedgerows, orchards, gardens and larch plantations.

A black well developed triangular pre-tornal mark separating this species from the similar Gypsonoma dealbana.

Commonly known as the Bud Moth because of the damage the larvae cause to the fruit buds of orchard trees in the spring.

Recorded in 61 (82%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
Spilonota ocellana-laricana - Jon Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
02/09/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
30/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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Wingspan: 12-17mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Various trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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