Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Epinotia demarniana
Birch Bell
Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (16-21mm)
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Epinotia trigonella
White-blotch Bell

(Linnaeus, 1758)1151 / 49.230
Norfolk status
Characterized by its large size, and dark general coloration of the forewing.

Locally common throughout the British Isles on heathland, mosses and open woodland. Only a hand full of Norfolk records dating from 1874 where it is listed by Barrett as being "Not Common".
Modern day records are mostly from the Brecks throughout the 1980's, with recent records at Holt 1990; Dersingham 1991; Swanton Novers 2001; Blakeney 2007.

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
01/09/2001128TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
2000+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
13/08/1991128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/08/1991128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 16-21mm
Flight: August - Sept
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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