Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Suffolk Species
Notocelia roborana
Large Rose Shoot Moth
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (16-18mm)
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Notocelia incarnatana
Scarce Rose Shoot Moth

(Hübner, 1800)1179 / 49.296
=Chalk Rose Bell
=Epiblema incarnatana

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: The first county record was taken in August 2016. Noted again in 2022. Most probably an immigrant species in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying from June to September. The larvae feed from spun leaves on Rosa species. Commonly reported on Rosa spinosissima at coastal locatities. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: The most readily identified Notocelia within a group of four similar brown and white species. This species has markings across the central region of the wing and the white areas are pink suffused.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
04/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
02/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
13/08/2022125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
17/08/2016+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 16-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Wild Rose
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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