Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/06/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

Similar Norfolk Species
Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
Cnephasia asseclana
Flax Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (14-18mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Cnephasia incertana
Light Grey Tortrix

(Treitschke, 1835)49.049/1024
Norfolk status
One of the smallest of the very similar Cnephasia species, often with weaker forewing markings than the similar in size Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana.
Woodland edges, roadside verges and hedgerows.

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 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

Eana incanana  |  Cnephasia agg. >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/06/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/06/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/06/2017128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/06/2017128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 14-18mm.
Season: Mainly June and July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Plantain, Sorrel.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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