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Epinotia immundana
Common Birch Bell (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1136 / 49.240
Photo © Francis Farrow,  18/05/2020 - Sheringham Common

Similar Norfolk Species
Square-barred Bell
Epinotia tetraquetrana
Wingspan: 12-14 mm.
Flight: April - June and August.
Foodplant:   Alder and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Common.
Woodland, heathland and river banks.

Variable species, often the cream-white patch on the dorsum is obscured.
Similar to E. tetraquetrana but generally smaller and with darker coloration.

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
13/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/09/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
06/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/09/2021728TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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