Tortricidae : Tortricinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Ken Hill Woods 23/05/09

Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (13-19mm)
Upload a Photo
Capua vulgana
Common Tortrix

(Frölich, 1828)1007 / 49.009
Norfolk status
Rare, but possibly overlooked in Norfolk.
Fairly common over much of Britain in suitable woodland habitats.
Note diagnostic "shoulder pads" !

First Norfolk record from Thetford forest in June 1986.

First VC27 record at Felbrigg, followed by several specimens taken at the Ken Hill Estate (VC28) and Swanton Novers Great Wood, all in 2009.

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Philedone gerningana  |  Archips oporana >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/05/2021+27TG14 - Sheringham
11/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/05/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/06/2018327TG14 - Sheringham
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
Express Record Capua vulgana
We need your records!
Do you have records of Capua vulgana?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2021

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 13-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Alder, Hornbeam, rowans, bilberries and other plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

Photos Required | T-shirts | Data Policy | Cookies Policy
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy