Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Spilonota ocellana
Bud Moth
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (11-17mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Spilonota laricana
Larch-bud Moth

(Heinemann, 1863)1205a / 49.225
Norfolk status
Previously thought a rather dark but distinctive form of Spilonota ocellana but shows a narrower forewing and the white ground colour replaced with coarse grey-black markings.

Note: the all dark form of Spilonota ocellana can be separated from S. laricana by the broader forewing.

Occurs in the southern half of Britain where it can be relatively common. Uncommonly recorded in Norfolk possibly due to confusion with the previous species.
Recent confirmed records from Holme, 2001-2008; Hindolveston, 2006-2009; Upwell, 2010; Ashill, 2010.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Spilonota ocellana-laricana - Jon Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/06/20201128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/06/2020528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Larches, Sitka Spruce
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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