Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Brian Jones,  Female 23/10/2012 - Dicks Mount, Burgh St Peter (gen/det by Jon Clifton)

Similar Norfolk Species
Epinotia caprana
Large Sallow Bell
Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (18-23mm)
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Epinotia sordidana
Brown Alder Bell

(Hübner, 1824)1153 / 49.228
Norfolk status
Similar to the obscurely marked forms of E. caprana but distinguished by a darker hindwing.

Fens and boggy localities, margins of lakes and banks of streams and canals.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Epinotia sordidana (m), Sculthorpe Moor 06-09-2006 - J Clifton, Norfolk, Slide 332
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/10/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/11/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/10/2012127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/06/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 18-23mm
Flight: August to October
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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