Tortricidae : Olethreutinae

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
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.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2012.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2012127TG24 - Cromer
17/08/2006127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
08/09/2005128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
10/07/2003+27TG33 - Bacton
21/07/2000+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
Express Record Epinotia solandriana
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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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