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Epinotia sordidana
Brown Alder Bell (Hübner, 1824)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1153 / 49.228
Photo © Brian Jones,  Female 23/10/2012 - Dicks Mount, Burgh St Peter (gen/det by Jon Clifton)

Similar Norfolk Species
Large Sallow Bell
Epinotia caprana
Wingspan: 18-23mm
Flight: August to October
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Similar to the obscurely marked forms of E. caprana but distinguished by a darker hindwing.

Fens and boggy localities, margins of lakes and banks of streams and canals.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/10/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/11/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/10/2012127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/06/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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