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49.033 [B&F: 0988] Bilberry Tortrix (Aphelia viburnana) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Common on moorland and in woodland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire common in the New Forest bogs and at Emer Bog, but not yet recorded in the north of the county. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1993. Wingspan 15-22 mm. Pale unicolorous forms readily confused with A. paleana, the males of which may be distinguished by examination of the genitalia. Larva polyphagous on plants such as Bilberry, Cowberry, Mountain Avens, Bloody Crane's-bill, Meadowsweet, Sea Aster and Sea Wormwood, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)15-Aug-2002oneGreen, DGAdult
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)03-Jul-1993-Knill-Jones, SAAdult
Freshwater (SZ38)05-Jul-1993-Knill-Jones, SAAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Battramsley, NF (SZ39)18-Jul-1973-Dickson, RJAdult
Emer Bog NR (SU32)27-Jul-1975oneAppleton, DAdult
Beaulieu Road Station, NF (SU30)18-Jun-197720Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PHAdult
New Forest (SU10)25-Jul-1977oneDickson, RJAdult
Denny Wood, NF (SU30)30-Jul-197750Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PHAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1981-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
Beaulieu Road, NF (SU30)08-Jun-1981-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Emmet, AM; Agassiz, DJLLarval
Beaulieu Road, NF (SU30)08-Jun-1981-Agassiz, DJL; Emmet, AM; Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, ECLarval
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)11-Jul-1981-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1982-Sterling, PH-
Mallard Wood, New Forest (SU30)03-Jul-1982-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1983-Anon-
Denny Wood, NF (SU30)1985-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
White Moor, Lyndhurst (SU30)1985-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1986-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)10-Jun-1990oneLangmaid, JR; Harper, MWLarval
Hurst Castle (SZ38)10-Jun-1990twoLangmaid, JR; Harper, MWLarval
Emer Bog NR (SU32)20-Jul-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Shatterford, New Forest (SU30)14-Jul-1998oneAllen, CAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)03-Jul-2003oneElliott, BAdult
Holmsley Inclosure, New Forest (SU20)01-Jul-2006oneGreen, DGAdult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)28-Jun-2008oneDavis, AMAdult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)28-Jun-2009fourNorriss, TJ; Fomison, LAdult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)27-Jun-2010oneNorriss, TJ; Fomison, LAdult
Lymington (SZ39)02-Jul-2010oneWard, MAdult
Burley, New Forest (SU10)03-Jul-201015Houghton, DAdult
Wootton Coppice Inclosure (SZ29)18-Jul-2010twoCoomber, R; Brock, P; Palmer, G et alAdult
Mark Ash Wood, New Forest (SU20)26-Jun-2012onePiggott, S; Halligan, M; Keen, SAdult
Yew Tree Heath (SU30)06-Jul-2013oneWallace, DAdult
Dockens Water, Ringwood (SU11)30-Aug-2013oneLewis, CAdult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)10-Jul-2014threeParsons, MSAdult
Totton (SU31)21-Jul-2015oneHankinson, LAdult
South Brockenhurst (SU20)04-Jul-2016oneWynn, RBAdult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)30-Jun-2018-Suffolk Moth GroupAdult
Shatterford, New Forest (SU30)30-Jun-2018tenSuffolk Moth GroupAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)05-Jul-2018oneLangmaid, JR; Young, MR, Young, JEAdult

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