Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Reared from larva on restharrow, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, 20th May 2019. Later fed on buttercup flowers. Adult emerged 1st July 2019.

Immature stages

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Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (15-22mm)
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Cnephasia conspersana
Coast Shade

Douglas, 18461019 / 49.056

Historical record from Staffordshire only.

Polyphagous on herbaceous plants with lava feeding mid May/June on spun terminal leaves and immature seeds under spun flower petals.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 15-22mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
11/08/19712VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
09/08/19711VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
03/08/19711VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
30/07/19717VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
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