Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia ulicetana
Common Gorse Moth

(Haworth, 1811)1255 / 49.325
=Grey Gorse Piercer
=Cydia succedana

Norfolk status
Common.
Commons, heaths, hillsides and moorland and usually occurring in great abundance wherever gorse is found.

Males fly in sunshine.

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1927.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Cydia ulicetana, Scolt Head 2013(J Clifton)
Cydia ulicetana (f), Scolt Head, Slide 1530 (J Clifton)
Cydia ulicetana Cromer, Ken Durrant Slide 1412 (J Clifton)
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
02/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
19/05/2024127TG14Kelling Heath
18/05/202410027TG04Cley next the Sea
17/05/2024128TL79Foulden
15/05/2024628TF83North Creake / South Creake
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Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: Two Generations. April-June. July-Sept.
(May-July in the north)
Foodplant:   Gorse, Broom, Greenweeds, Bird's-foot Trefoil
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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