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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
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 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
04/05/2024128TL99Thompson Water
06/08/2023127TG02Hindolveston
23/07/2022127TG11Costessey
07/08/2020127TG33Ridlington
26/07/2018127TM39Heckingham
14/07/2018128TF80Great Cressingham
13/07/2018+27TG41Burgh Common / Filby Broad
01/08/2017227TM49Gillingham
31/07/2016128TL79Mundford
28/07/2016+27TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
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