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Epinotia solandriana
Varied Birch Roller (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).

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Large Birch Roller
Epinotia brunnichana
Wingspan: 16-21 mm.
Flight: June - August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel and Sallow.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
04/05/2024128TL99Thompson Water
14/07/2018128TF80Great Cressingham
13/07/2018+27TG41Burgh Common / Filby Broad
28/07/2016+27TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
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