Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Jim Hodgkinson,  Dersingham Bog 18/5/21 Male gen. det.

Similar Norfolk Species
Cnephasia asseclana
Flax Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Cnephasia communana
May Shade

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)1018 / 49.055
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Breckland.
One of the earliest Cnephasia species to emerge.

Easily confused with other members of this group. Any potential specimens must be retained for genitalia examination.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
16/05/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
15/05/2020328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/05/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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