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1174 ~ Notocelia cynosbatella
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at several sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Hedgerows, orchards and gardens.


Rose spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in flower buds, young shoots or between two spun leaves. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 24th June 2009, Llanfyllin