Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (20-23mm (male))
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Exapate congelatella
Autumnal Shade

(Clerck, 1759)1026 / 49.043
Norfolk status

One of the latest of the Tortricidae to be on the wing, occurring from October into December in hedgerows and moorland throughout much of Britain, with a preference for moorland further north.

The female has much reduced vestigial wings (brachypterous)

Unknown West Norfolk VC28 reference on the old micro distribution maps, no further information.

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Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
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Wingspan: 20-23mm (male)
Flight: October - December
Foodplant:   various shrubs
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (1)
 Immature Adult

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