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Celypha rivulana (Scopoli, 1763)

Silver-striped Marble
49.1670 (B&F: 1068)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Olethreutini


Resident. Only recently found in one location, so in danger of extinction in West Sussex; undetected in East Sussex since 1926. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July. Larvae feed on the flowers of marjoram, dropwort, and dyer's green-weed. (Pratt, 2011).

Celypha rivulana (Scopoli, 1763)
Findon Valley, 17 vii 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling
Celypha rivulana (Scopoli, 1763)
Findon Valley Worthing, 17 vii 2014
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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