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Epinotia abbreviana
Brown Elm Bell (Fabricius, 1794)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1150 / 49.234
Photo © Dave Jones,  06/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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
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 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/05/2020127TM10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/08/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
17/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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