Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 11.5mm) Wingspan (19-23 mm.)
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Tortricodes alternella
Spring Harbinger

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1025 / 49.044
=Winter Shade

Norfolk status
Unusually narrow wingshape for a Tortrix.
Woodland habitats.
One of the earliest of the Tortricids to emerge.

Recorded in 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2023128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
18/03/2023127TG12 - Aylsham
17/03/2023128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
16/03/2023128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
16/03/2023127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 19-23 mm.
Flight: Feb - April.
Foodplant:   Oak, Hornbeam, others.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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