Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15 mm.)
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Epinotia cruciana
Willow Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1761)1147 / 49.238
Norfolk status
Pale forewing markings form the shape of a cross when seen from above!
Damp open woodland, boggy heaths, banks of streams and, in coastal areas, especially sandhills where creeping willow is plentiful.

Recorded in 16 (22%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Sutton Fen, Norfolk. Slide 1745. Leg M ACourt, Det J Clifton.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/07/20212527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
26/06/2020227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/06/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
30/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Flight: June to early August.
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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