Bramble Shoot Moth - Notocelia uddmanniana

    Alt Name
    Epiblema uddmanniana
    Description

    Easily distinguished by the chocolate-brown blotch on the forewing, contrasting with a greyish brown ground colour.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Woodland and hedgerows where Bramble occurs.

    When to see it

    Adults are on the wing in June and July.

    Life History

    The food plants are Bramble, and other Rubus species.

    UK Status

    A common and widely distributed species in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)

    Reference
    49.294 BF1175

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map