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Syndemis musculana
Dark-barred Tortrix (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
986 / 49.028
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  02/05/2019 - Norwich

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 15-22mm
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Bramble, Birch, Oak, Japanese Larch, Shore Pine, spruces
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Caracteristic greyish white ground colour and contrasting median fascia. forewing ranges from whitish grey to brownish grey.
Darker markings can vary in intensity.
Flying in the late afternoon and evening.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
29/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
28/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/07/2020+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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