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Epinotia abbreviana
Brown Elm Bell (Fabricius, 1794)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1150 / 49.234
Photo © Martin Greenland,  16/06/2020 - Chedgrave: Big Back Lane

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12 - 16 mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Elm.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
A very variable species.
Well-marked specimens are characterized by the well-defined basal patch.
Habitats where elm occurs in lowland areas. The moth is often to be found resting openly, sometimes in large numbers.

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2020127TM28 - Harleston
31/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2020128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
17/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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