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

Similar Norfolk Species
Cnephasia asseclana
Flax Tortrix
Cnephasia incertana
Light Grey Tortrix
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Bluebell Shade
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
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Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix

(Doubleday, 1849)1020 / 49.050
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 confused with other Cnephasia. If uncertain please record as Cnephasia agg. or determine by Gen. Det.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
02/08/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
24/07/2021328TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
22/07/2021428TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: July - August. (May-)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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