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Epinotia cruciana
Willow Tortrix (Linnaeus, 1761)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1147 / 49.238
Photo © Tim Hodge,  20/07/2016 - Horsey Corner

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Flight: June to early August.
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Pale forewing markings form the shape of a cross when seen from above!
Damp open woodland, boggy heaths, banks of streams and, in coastal areas, especially sandhills where creeping willow is plentiful.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/07/20192527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/07/2019527TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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