Notocelia roborana

Alternative names
Summer Rose Bell, Epiblema roborana

Wingspan 18 to 21 mm.

Identification difficulty

Gardens, parks and other areas where rose species are found.

When to see it

Moths are at large between June and August.

Life History

The larva feeds mainly on Rose (Rosa), forming a spinning amongst the leaves or shoots.

UK Status

It is fairly common and well distributed through the British Isles. In the Butterfly Conservation's Microlepidoptera Report 2011 this species was classified as common.

VC55 Status

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

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

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