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49.297 ~ 1177 ~ Notocelia rosaecolana ~ Common Rose Bell
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout Britain as far north as southern Scotland, more common in the south.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at a few sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-20mm.

Confusion species

E. trimaculana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland, hedgerows and gardens.


Rose spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins the leaves of young shoots together and feeds within. Pupates in larval habitation or in a loosely spun cocoon in leaf litter.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 30th June 2008, Commins Coch