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Epiblema costipunctana (Haworth, 1811)

Ragwort Bell
49.2890 (B&F: 1187)

Synonym(s):
Epiblema trigeminana (Stephens, 1834)


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

Common

A resident species that usually occurs by day and at mv light, occasionally sparingly, in a few places across the county. It is double-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid June and again from late June to the third week of July. The larvae feed on the roots of ragwort. (Pratt, 2011).

Epiblema costipunctana (Haworth, 1811)
Hollingbury Golf Course, 16 vi 2015
Photo: Gideon Knight
Epiblema costipunctana (Haworth, 1811)
attracted to MV light
Steyning, 21 vi 2014
Photo: Olly Ellis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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