Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Brian Jones With Keith Knights,  20/9/14 Herringfleet Hills (male, gen/det. J Clifton)

Similar Norfolk Species
Epinotia caprana
Large Sallow Bell
Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (18-23mm)
Epinotia sordidana
Brown Alder Bell

(Hübner, 1824)49.228/1153
Norfolk status
Similar to the obscurely marked forms of E. caprana but distinguished by darker hindwing.
Fens and boggy localities, margins of lakes and banks of streams and canals.

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.


Gibberifera simplana  |  Epinotia caprana >

Epinotia sordidana (m), Sculthorpe Moor 06-09-2006 - J Clifton, Norfolk, Slide 332
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/10/2012127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
28/08/2012127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/06/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/09/2011128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
Express Record Epinotia sordidana
We need your records!
Do you have records of Epinotia sordidana?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2015

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-23mm
Season: August to October
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
Share this page


Photos Required | T-shirts | Yahoo Group | Data Policy
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2015. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2015. Data © NOLA™ 2015