Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Norfolk, Aug 1907 - (det. J. Clifton) W.G. Whittingham collection - Norwich Castle Museum. (displayed with the kind permission of Tony Irwin, Norwich Castle Museum)

Similar Norfolk Species
Cnephasia stephensiana
Grey Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (15-22mm.)
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Cnephasia conspersana
Coast Shade

Douglas, 18461019 / 49.056
Norfolk status

Single Norfolk record, specimen in the W.G. Whittingham collection at Norwich Castle Museum, from August, 1907. Location unknown. (confirmed by gen. det. J. Clifton)

Easily confused with Cnephasia stephensiana. Tends to have a more westerly bias in the UK; associated with coastal areas. Any potential specimens must be retained for genitalia examination.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Additional Stats

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C conspersana (male) J.B. Kemp
Cnephasia conspersana, Norfolk 1907, WG Whittingham coll. Norwich museum, Slide 1262 - J. Clifton
C conspersana (female) J.B. Kemp
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August 19071-0 - Norfolk (unknown locality)
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Wingspan: 15-22mm.
Flight: July.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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