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Apotomis sororculana
Narrow-winged Marble (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1095 / 49.152
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Similar Norfolk Species
White-shouldered Marble
Apotomis turbidana
Birch Marble
Apotomis betuletana
Wingspan: 17-20mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Can resemble other species of Apotomis, especially A. turbidana and A. betuletana but identified by a more angulated median fascia, which is less indented on its outer edge, and black apex and cilia.


This species has a wide distribution throughout Britain, but is generally commoner in the north. Listed by Barrett at Kings Lynn and Merton pre 1900. Recorded by Col. A M Emmet, just over the border, at Santon Downham, Suffolk in the late 1980's.

Specimens must be photographed/retained for acceptance.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1995.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
July 1995+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
1889+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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