Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Uffmoor Wood, Worcestershire. July 1st 2009.

Similar West Midlands Species
Gypsonoma dealbana
Common Cloaked Shoot
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (13-15mm)
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Gypsonoma oppressana
Poplar Shoot

(Treitschke, 1835)1170 / 49.280

Uncommon resident.

On Populus nigra, P. alba, P. x canadensis or P. x canescens with larva from September to May, at first feeding beneath a silken web on the underside of a leaf, then in spring, in the buds.

Recorded in 31 (22%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1856.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Black poplar, hybrid black poplar, white poplar, grey poplar,
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Gypsonoma dealbana  |  Gypsonoma sociana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO94 -
18/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO94 -
13/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
06/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ32
03/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
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