Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Raymond A Watson,  Hollesley, Suffolk. 24 July 2019

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Gypsonoma minutana
Brindled Shoot

(Hübner, 1799)1171 / 49.278

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Ipswich in 1932-4, bred from larvae on poplar; Thorpness in 1933 (Whittingham).

Recent Status: Recorded in Suffolk mostly near the coast.

Life Style: The moth is single brooded flying during July, August and September. It flies by day and occasionally comes to light. The larvae feed between two leaves of a Populus species.

Identification: A very attractively marked species. The ocellus has long black dashes. The wing is a light ochre, cream or pink. It is marked with fasciae and striae of brown, black and rosy ferruginous. The hindwings are a contrasting very deep brown.

Recorded in 11 (19%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
17/07/2019125TM59 - Lowestoft
11/07/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
11/07/2019225TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
02/07/2019425TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Poplars.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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