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Epiphyas postvittana
Light Brown Apple Moth

(Walker, 1863)998 / 49.039
=Light Brown Apple-moth

Norfolk status
Extremely variable species with numerous recurring forms.
Male usually distinguished by abrupt colour division of the forewing.
Female larger.

Recent Australian arrival accidentally introduced into Cornwall in the 1930's, still expanding its range.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/02/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
21/02/2024128TF62King's Lynn
20/02/2024128TF62King's Lynn
18/02/2024228TF63Dersingham
18/02/2024128TF63Snettisham
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Wingspan: m16-21mm, f17-25mm
Flight: Overlapping Mar - Nov.
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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