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Epinotia solandriana
Variable Bell (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1156 / 49.233
Photo © Brian Jones,  28/7/2015, Windle Hill, Raveningham (TM4199). Male dissected by J. Clifton, (in collection of J.Clifton).

Similar Norfolk Species
Large Birch Bell
Epinotia brunnichana
Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Flight: June - August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel and Sallow.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Occupying woodland and scrubby habitats.
Considerable variation occurs amongst many different forms.
Distinctive dorsal blotch is often present, sometimes darker and other times paler than the ground colour.

Specimen / photo requested for verification.

Verification Grade Comment: Unicolorous forms = Grade 4 (Gen. Det,)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG33 - Bacton
26/07/2018127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
14/07/2018128TF80 - Swaffham
13/07/2018+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
01/08/2017227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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