Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Black Meadow, Chaddesley Woods, Worcestershire, July 6th 2016.

Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (14-16mm)
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Epinotia signatana
Black-brindled Bell

(Douglas, 1845)1144 / 49.237

Uncommon local resident.

Prunus spp. especially P. spinosa, and less often Malus sylvestris with larva feeding in spun shoots in May.

Recorded in 20 (14%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 14-16mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Cherry, blackthorn, crab-apple
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Epinotia abbreviana  |  Epinotia cruciana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
12/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
04/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
04/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
02/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
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