Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Brian Jones,  Female 23/10/2012 - Dicks Mount, Burgh St Peter (gen/det by Jon 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
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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
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Wingspan: 18-23mm
Season: August to October
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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