Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (16-18 mm.)
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Celypha lacunana
Common Marble

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1076 / 49.166

Morley’s Final Catalogue: More abundant than the last kind from Bentley to Ashby; Tuddenham and rare at Monks Soham light.

Recent Status: One of Suffolk’s most abundant species of moth.

Life Style: A single or double brooded species that comes to light. It can be found from May to September. The larvae feed from spinnings on a wide range of herbaceous and woody plants and shrubs. They pupate in a cocoon on the ground.

Identification: A variable species that is generally well recognised but is similar to the scarcer Orthotaenia undulana. C. lacunana has a deep incision in the basal edge of the central band that gives rise to the ‘lacuna’ centrally in that band.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1965.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2020126TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
28/06/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
26/06/2020125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
26/06/2020325TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
25/06/20201425TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 16-18 mm.
Flight: May to August. (Sept)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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