Prodoxidae : Lamproniinae
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Lampronia morosa
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(Zeller, 1852)137 / 9.004

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.
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Hollesley Suffolk. - Raymond A Watson
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2019125TM44 - Orford Ness
31/05/2019225TM44 - Orford Ness
25/05/2019125TM44 - Orford Ness
26/05/2017125TM44 - Orford Ness
03/06/2015+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Rose.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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