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Epinotia brunnichana
Large Birch Bell (Linnaeus, 1767)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1155 / 49.231
Photo © Brian Jones,  16/08/2012 - Beccles Common

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.

Some 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 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020227TG12 - Aylsham
30/07/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
21/07/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
15/07/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
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