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Aphelia viburnana
Bilberry Tortrix ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
988 / 49.033
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 20/6/2011

Similar Norfolk Species
Timothy Tortrix
Zelotherses paleana
Wingspan: 15-22mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Various plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Flies actively on hot sunny days. Moors and mosses, saltmarsh and vegetated shingle.

One swept from Sea Wormwood at Burnham Overy in 2016

Pale forms similar to A. paleana.

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/06/2017228TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
14/06/2017128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
19/06/2016128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
02/08/2003+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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