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Apotomis betuletana
Birch Marble (Haworth, 1811)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1093 / 49.150
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  09/07/2019 - Peddars Way

Similar Norfolk Species
White-shouldered Marble
Apotomis turbidana
Sallow Marble
Apotomis capreana
Wingspan: 16-20mm
Flight: June - Sept
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Common.
Similar to Apotomis capreana but has a straighter median fascia, and lacks any black dots in the subterminal fascia.

Common and widespread throughout the British Isles in open woodland and margins of woods where birch is well established, and also heaths and hillsides where scattered trees and bushes grow.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2021228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
20/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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