Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Epiphyas postvittana
Light Brown Apple-moth
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16mm)
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Philedone gerningana
Cinquefoil Tortrix

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1008 / 49.008
Norfolk status
Found in wild uncultivated places, including bogs, acid heaths and limestone outcrops.
Male active by day in sunshine.

Resembles some forms of Epiphyas postvittana.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2009127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
August 2002+27TG14 - Sheringham
2000+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
28/07/1986+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: June - September
Foodplant:   Various plants and shrubs
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (1)
 Immature Adult
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