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Eucosma hohenwartiana
Bright Bell
Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (14-20 mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Eucosma obumbratana
Two-coloured Bell

(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)1202 / 49.264

Uncommon resident of grassland, roadside verges and waste ground.

Sonchus arvensis with larva feeding in the flowerhead in August/September.

Recorded in 28 (20%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 14-20 mm
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Sow-thistle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
02/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
31/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO93
28/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
24/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
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