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1176 ~ Notocelia trimaculana
UK Status

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

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites, in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 15-20mm.

Confusion species

E. rosaecolana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland and hedgerows.



Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins the terminal leaves and feeds within, usually high up. Pupates in a loosely spun cocoon in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 5th June 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 14th June 2010, Llanfyllin