Morley’s Final Catalogue: Beaten from sallow in Staverton Thicks on 4 June 1931 (Morley).
Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying by day and occasionally coming to light during May and June. It has also been recorded in August suggesting a partial second generation. The larvae feed inside Rosa buds and shoots. They pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: A species with dark wings and head and an indistinct single paler tornal spot and tiny pale pre-apical mark on the costa. More Info
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1931. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats