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

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Brown Alder Roller
Epinotia sordidana
Wingspan: c. 17-23 mm.
Flight: Aug - Oct.
Foodplant:   Aspen. (other poplars )
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
26/10/2023128TF91Dereham
25/09/2021328TF91Dereham
20/06/2018127TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
10/10/2015127TG32Honing / Crostwight Common
10/10/2015+27TG32Honing / Crostwight Common
23/10/2012127TG02Bawdeswell
02/08/2011127TG32Barton Turf
04/10/2002127TG02Hindolveston
September 1997+27TM17Scole
1899+27TM28Denton
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