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49.293 ~ 1180 ~ Notocelia tetragonana
UK Status

Resident. Local and generally uncommon in England and the northern counties of Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the east of the county at Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve in 2014. Only the second record for north Wales

Wingspan :   M & F 13-16mm.

Confusion species

A fairly distinctive species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Rosaceous sp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in spun leaves. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon 'spun up' in leaf litter.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 17th July 2014, Dolforwyn Woods
Confirmed by Gen. Det.