Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Brian Jones,  28/7/2015, Windle Hill, Raveningham (TM4199). Male dissected by J. Clifton, (in collection of J.Clifton).

Similar Norfolk Species
Epinotia brunnichana
Large Birch Bell
Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (16-21 mm.)
Epinotia solandriana
Variable Bell

(Linnaeus, 1758)49.233/1156
Norfolk status
Scarce, uncertain.
Occupying woodland and scrubby habitats.
Considerable variation occurs amongst many different forms.
Distinctive dorsal blotch is often present, sometimes darker and other times paler than the ground colour.

Specimens required for verification.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
08/09/2005128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
10/07/2003+27TG33 - Bacton
21/07/2000+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
1996128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Season: June - August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel and Sallow.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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