Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Epinotia immundana
Birch Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (12-16 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Epinotia tetraquetrana
Birch-borer Tortrix

(Haworth, 1811)1137 / 49.245
=Square-barred Bell

Norfolk status
Local.
Similar to E. immundana but generally lighter coloration.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

Epinotia subocellana | Epinotia pygmaeana >

Determination
Aldeby, Norfolk, Leg B Jones, Det J Clifton, Slide 1715 - Oddly marked individual.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
17/05/2022127TG31Ludham
03/06/2021128TM08Garboldisham
08/05/2020127TG11Horsford
07/05/2020127TG11Horsford
02/06/2019127TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: April and May (June)
Foodplant:   Alder and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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