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Clepsis senecionana
Obscure Tortrix (Hübner, 1819)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
991 / 49.035
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bog-myrtle, Bilberry, Goldenrod and other plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Woodland clearings, grassland, fens and moorland.

First modern-day records from Weeting Heath Reserve NNT, 1990 and two specimens taken at Catfield Fen in 2014 (M. A'Court). Several recent records.

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/05/20211527TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
28/05/20211727TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
20/05/20212527TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/05/2021727TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
11/05/20212727TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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