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Epiblema cirsiana (Zeller, 1843)

Knapweed Bell
49.2860 (B&F: 1184a)

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


A resident that occurs singly at mv light in a very few places across the county. It is generally single-brooded, flying mainly from early May to the third week of June. Second emergences have been reported at Walberton. The larvae feed inside the stems of marsh thistle, yellow starthistle and common knapweed. (Pratt, 2011).

Epiblema cirsiana (Zeller, 1843)
gen. det. D. Lee
Ebernoe, 16 v 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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