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Lobesia littoralis (Westwood & Humphreys, 1845)

Shore Marble
49.1850 (B&F: 1109)

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


A resident that occurs singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. It is double-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early July, and again from late July to early October, occasionally to mid October. The larvae feed in the shoots and flowers of thrift. (Pratt, 2011).

Lobesia littoralis (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Lindfield, 03 ix 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Lobesia littoralis (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Motcombe, Eastbourne. E.Sx., 20 viii 2013
Photo: David E Lester

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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