Main: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.277 [B&F: 1199] Eucosma pupillana (Clerck, 1759)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in dry pastures and waste ground in parts of England and Wales. On the Isle of Wight, recorded in the past from St Catherine∆s Down and Ventnor, but not since the 19th Century. Not recorded in Hampshire. Wingspan 15-19 mm. Distinguished from E. lacteana by the contrasting fasciate markings and white ground colour of the forewing and the well-developed, distinctively marked ocellus [Bradley]. Larva feeds within stems and roots of Wormwood.

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