Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Perry Hampson,  26/7/2016 North Walsham

Immature stages

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Epinotia solandriana
Variable Bell
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
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Epinotia brunnichana
Large Birch Bell

(Linnaeus, 1767)1155 / 49.231
Norfolk status
Birch woods and mixed woodland.

Several forms, the nominate form showing a pale blotch on the dorsal area edged in black.

Some forms of E. brunnichana may be confused with some forms of E. solandriana.

Verification Grade Comment: Non distinctive forms - Grade 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 36 (49%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Epinotia brunnichana, Hickling Broad, Norfolk, Slide 1498 (J. Clifton) (900x606)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2021428TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
15/07/2021627TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
19/06/2021+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel and Sallow.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (4)
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