Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Notocelia rosaecolana
Common Rose Bell
Notocelia roborana
Summer Rose Bell
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (15-17mm)
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Notocelia trimaculana
Triple-blotched Bell

(Haworth, 1811)1176 / 49.298
=Epiblema trimaculana
Norfolk status
Smaller (15-17mm) than the similar Notocelia roborana (18-22mm)

N. trimaculana usually has a larger dark basal patch and the pale area is more marked than N. roborana.

Notocelia roborana and N. trimaculana can be provisionally separated by size. Genital dissection may be required for confident distinction between the two if size is intermediate.

Common on chalk downs and open woodland where hawthorn is well established throughout much of the British Isles.

Recorded in 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2021127TM18 - Diss
20/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
18/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
12/07/2021+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 15-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2/4
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