Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Apotomis betuletana
Birch Marble
Apotomis sauciana
Bilberry Marble
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (17-22mm)
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Apotomis capreana
Sallow Marble

(Hübner, 1817)1094 / 49.151
Norfolk status
Similar to Apotomis betuletana but shows a stronger hook-like indentation in the outer edge of the median fascia. The median fascia is also more concave (not straight as in betuletana) appearing to curve along the costal edge of the forewing. Distinct black dots are present in the subterminal fascia.

Locally recorded in open woodland, margins of woods, gravel pits, marshes and banks of streams. Occurring mainly in the southern counties of England and Wales.
Flying predominantly in July and August, it can sometimes occur into early October.
The larvae feed on goat willow, spinning leaves together with silk.

Recorded in 40 (54%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/07/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
15/07/2021327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
04/07/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Wingspan: 17-22mm
Flight: June - Oct
Foodplant:   Goat Willow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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