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49.294 ~ 1175 ~ Notocelia uddmanniana ~ Bramble Shoot Moth
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles as far north as Argyll.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, especially in the north half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-17mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland and hedgerows.


Bramble and associated species.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins a large untidy shelter on the terminal leaves and feeds within. Pupates in a whitish silken cocoon in larval habitation or spun up in a leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 11th Sept 2010, Commins Coch