Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (m16-21mm, f17-25mm)
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
    
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Epiphyas postvittana
Light Brown Apple-moth

(Walker, 1863)998 / 49.039
Norfolk status
Extremely variable species with numerous recurring forms.
Male usually distinguished by abrupt colour division of the forewing.
Female larger.

Recent Australian arrival accidentally introduced into Cornwall in the 1930's, still expanding its range.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Clepsis consimilana  |  Lozotaeniodes formosana >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2020527TG20 - Norwich
02/08/2020728TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/08/2020628TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/08/2020627TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: m16-21mm, f17-25mm
Flight: Overlapping Mar - Nov.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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