Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (13-19mm)
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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 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2022127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
28/05/2021+27TG14 - Sheringham
11/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/05/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 13-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Alder, Hornbeam, rowans, bilberries and other plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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