Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Graham Stocker,  11/11/2023 - Upton

Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (20-23mm (male))
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Exapate congelatella
Frost Tortrix

(Clerck, 1759)1026 / 49.043
=Autumnal Shade

Norfolk status

One of the latest of the Tortricidae to be on the wing, occurring from October into December in hedgerows and moorland throughout much of Britain, with a preference for moorland further north.

The female has much reduced vestigial wings (brachypterous)

Unknown West Norfolk VC28 reference on old micro distribution maps, no further information.

Recorded at Upton VC27 (Simon Taylor, Graham Stocker, 11/11/23)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2023.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Wingspan: 20-23mm (male)
Flight: October - December
Foodplant:   various shrubs
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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