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Epinotia brunnichana
Large Birch Bell (Linnaeus, 1767)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1155 / 49.231
Photo © Brian Jones,  11/7/2014, Aldeby VC27 (m) gen/det Jon Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
Variable Bell
Epinotia solandriana
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel and Sallow.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Several forms, the nominate form showing a pale blotch on the dorsal area edged in black.

Othe forms of E. brunnichana may be confused with some forms of E. solandriana


Birch woods and mixed woodland.

Verification Grade Comment: Non distinctive forms - Grade 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2019328TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
20/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
16/07/20191527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
20/08/2018128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
22/07/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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