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Epinotia immundana
Common Birch Bell (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
Photo © Francis Farrow,  28/05/2016 - Sheringham Common

Similar Norfolk Species
Square-barred Bell
Epinotia tetraquetrana
Wingspan: 12-14 mm.
Season: April - June and August.
Foodplant:   Alder and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
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 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2019427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
01/06/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
01/06/2019+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
31/05/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/05/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
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