Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

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Epiphyas postvittana
Light Brown Apple Moth

(Walker, 1863)998 / 49.039
=Light Brown Apple-moth

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 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Clepsis consimilana | Lozotaeniodes formosana >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
28/05/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
27/05/2024128TF63Hunstanton
27/05/2024327TG31Upton
27/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
27/05/2024128TF63Heacham
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Wingspan: m16-21mm, f17-25mm
Flight: Overlapping Mar - Nov.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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