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Tortricodes alternella
Winter Shade ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1025 / 49.044
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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 19-23 mm.
Flight: Feb - April.
Foodplant:   Oak, Hornbeam, others.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Unusually narrow wingshape for a Tortrix.
Woodland habitats.
One of the earliest of the Tortricids to emerge.

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/03/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/03/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/03/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/03/20201327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/03/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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