Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Monkwood, Worcestershire. April 2011.

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Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (13-15mm.)
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Eucosmomorpha albersana
Honeysuckle Bell

(Hübner, 1813)1217 / 49.199

Uncommon resident in open woodland, heaths and commons with honeysuckle.

Lonicera periclymenum with larva feeding in August/September in a leaf spun into a pod, often on low growing plants growing in open situations.

Recorded in 17 (12%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-15mm.
Flight: May and June
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
18/05/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
08/05/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
01/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
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