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Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835)

Poplar Shoot
49.2800 (B&F: 1170)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A rare moth with records from only four localities at mv light since 1900. Most of these sites have recorded singles although there has been a series of records at Walberton since 1991. The larvae has been reported feeding inside the buds of black poplar. (Pratt, 2011).

Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835)
Etchingham, 6 vii 2016
Photo: Caroline Moore
Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835)
Etchingham, 21 vi 2013
Photo: Caroline Moore
Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835)
Etchingham, 21 vi 2013
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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