Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/06/2012 - Bawdeswell Heath

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Brevicornutia pallidana
Sheep's-bit Conch
Approx Length (c. 6mm) Wingspan (9-12mm)
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Thyraylia nana
Birch Conch

(Haworth, 1811)968 / 49.133
=Cochylis nana
Norfolk status
Distinctive small species with grey/ochreous ground colour.

A fairly common and widely distributed species in England, Wales and Scotland.

Old records include six Victorian references from across Norfolk, and 1980's and 90's records from Hickling, Ringland, Aldeford, Bawdeswell, East Wretham, Bodney, Breckles heath and Kelling Heath.
Rather local in Norfolk with more records in recent years.

Recorded in 27 (36%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/05/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
16/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
16/06/2021228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
16/06/2021627TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: May-June
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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