Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Epinotia bilunana
Crescent Bell
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Epinotia ramella
Small Birch Bell

(Linnaeus, 1758)1134 / 49.249
Norfolk status
Similar to previous species.
Distinguished from E. bilunana by the grey general appearance of the forewing and particularly the comparatively solid and sharply defined triangular patch on the dorsum.
A fairly common variation is f. costana, which has an all dark forewing with a pale edge on the costa.

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/09/2020427TG13 - Baconsthorpe
07/09/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
04/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: July - Oct
Foodplant:   Birch, Sallow
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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