Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Andrew Lawson,  27/05/2015 - West Runton

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Epinotia tedella
Common Spruce Bell
Approx Length (c. 6.5mm) Wingspan (10-13mm)
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Epinotia fraternana
Silver-barred Bell

(Haworth, 1811)1143 / 49.253
Norfolk status
Found on silver fir or isolated trees growing in parkland and mixed woodland. The moth usually keeps to the higher parts of the trees and on sunny afternoons can be seen flying around the tips of the branches.

Known old localities include King’s Lynn and Merton.

Modern-day Norfolk records from the Brecks in the 1990s and from West Runton in 2015.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/05/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
June 1995+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
23/05/1995+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
June 1994+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
June 1994+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Silver Fir, Giant Fir
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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