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Eucosma hohenwartiana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Bright Bell
49.2660 (B&F: 1200)

Synonym(s):
Eucosma scopoliana (Haworth, 1811)


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

Common

A resident species that usually occurs singly at mv light, occasionally sparingly, in a range of different habitats across the county, It is also sometimes common by day flying around its food plants. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from the third week of June to mid August, occasionally from mid June or to the third week of August. The larvae feed in the flowers and seed-heads of thistle, saw-wort and common knapweed. (Pratt, 2011).

Eucosma hohenwartiana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 9 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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