Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Brian Jones,  16/08/2012 - Beccles Common

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
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
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

Birch woods and mixed woodland.

Verification Grade Comment: Non distinctive forms - Grade 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Epinotia brunnichana, Hickling Broad, Norfolk, Slide 1498 (J. Clifton) (900x606)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020227TG12 - Aylsham
30/07/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
21/07/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
15/07/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
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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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