Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Aphelia viburnana
Bilberry Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 12mm) Wingspan (17-24mm)
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Zelotherses paleana
Timothy Tortrix

(Hübner, 1793)989 / 49.031
=Aphelia paleana
Norfolk status
Coastal sandhills, waste ground, grassland, fens, heathland, scrub and dampish areas.
Plain looking moth, usually with a distinct yellowish suffusion around the head and the base of the forewings.

Rarely all dark specimens can occur and may potentially cause confusion between this species and Aphelia unitana and A. viburnana. If in doubt, retain the specimen. JC

(note 2019 name change from Aphelia paleana to Zelotherses paleana)

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Cacoecimorpha pronubana  |  Aphelia viburnana >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
29/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
26/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
22/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 17-24mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Many plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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