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Epiblema sticticana
Colt's-foot Bell (Fabricius, 1794)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1186 / 49.284
Photo © Dave Jones,  03/06/2019 - Strumpshaw RSPB

Similar Norfolk Species
Thistle Bell
Epiblema scutulana
Knapweed Bell
Epiblema cirsiana
Wingspan: 15-20mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Colt's-foot, Winter Heliotrope
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rough uncultivated ground, waste places, waysides, embankments, coastal landslips, shingle and sandhills.

Similar to E. scutulana but distinguished by the lighter, olive-green coloration of the forewing.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1983.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/06/20211027TG14 - Sheringham
14/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
18/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/06/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
03/06/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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