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Lobesia abscisana (Doubleday, [1849])

(Smoky-barred Marble)
49.1830 (B&F: 1108)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
  »Family: Tortricidae
   »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
    »Tribe: Lobesiini

Synonym(s):

Lobesia fuligana (Haworth, 1811)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A widespread resident that occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. It is double-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid June and again more numerously from late June to late August, occasionally to early September. The larvae feed on creeping thistle. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 21 vii 2009 Photo: Bob Foreman

Lobesia abscisana (Doubleday, 1849)

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