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Epinotia maculana
Dark Aspen Bell (Fabricius, 1775)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1152 / 49.232
Photo © Mick ACourt,  10-10-15 Crostwight Heath G Det J Clifton.

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: c. 17-23 mm.
Flight: Aug - Oct.
Foodplant:   Aspen. (other poplars )
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Narrow forewing and dark general coloration.
Mixed woodland, can be beaten from the branches of their foodplant.

Only a handful of confirmed modern-day Norfolk records.

Verification Grade Comment: Grade 2 if beaten from the branches of foodplant.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
10/10/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
10/10/2015127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/10/2012127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
02/08/2011127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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