Main: (Tortricidae / Olethreutinae)
49.227 [B&F: 1173] Gibberifera simplana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1836)


Extinct in the British Isles, formerly in woodland in parts of Essex, Kent and East Sussex. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 12-14 mm. A distinctive species, readily recognised by its characteristic forewing pattern [Bradley]. Larva feeds on Aspen, living within a spun or rolled leaf, over-wintering as a pupa.

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