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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
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 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
18/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
04/07/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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