Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Boughton 11/07/11 (Gen.Det. Female)

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Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix

(Doubleday, 1849)49.050/1020
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Largest of the British Cnephasia often with dark ground colour and dark grey fascia.
Many habitats grassland, gardens, fens and marshes.

Can be determined with certainty only by dissection of the genitalia.

Please note this species is now listed as Grade 4 - All records are under review (2018)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/10/2017127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
23/10/2017127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
29/07/2017127TG20 - Norwich
22/07/2017128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: July - August. (May-)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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