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49.295 ~ 1178 ~ Notocelia roborana
UK Status

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

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at a few sites in the northern half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 16-22mm.

Confusion species

E. rosaecolana and E. trimaculana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland and hedgerows.


Rose spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins the leaves of young shoots tightly together and feeds within, it also occasionally feeds on flower buds. Pupates in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 12th July 2009, Llanfyllin