Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Epinotia bilunana
Crescent Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Epinotia ramella
Black-marked Tortrix

(Linnaeus, 1758)1134 / 49.249
=Small Birch Bell

Norfolk status
Common.
Distinguished from E. bilunana by the grey general appearance of the forewing and particularly the comparatively solid and sharply defined triangular patch on the dorsum.

A fairly common variation is f. costana, which has an all dark forewing with a pale edge on the costa.

Recorded in 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
06/10/2023+27TG41Filby
24/09/2023128TL79Mundford
14/09/2023227TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
11/09/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
09/09/2023+28TF62Sandringham
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Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: July - Oct
Foodplant:   Birch, Sallow
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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