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Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)

(Small Birch Bell)
49.2490 (B&F: 1134)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
  »Family: Tortricidae
   »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
    »Tribe: Eucosmini

Synonym(s):

Epinotia paykulliana (Fabricius, 1787)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A widespread resident that normally occurs singly or sparingly at mv light amongst deciduous woodland in both vice-counties. It is sometimes common at Marley Common. The moth is single-brooded, flying mainly from early August to late September, occasionally to late November. The larvae are said to feed in the catkins and leaf-buds of birch. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 19 ix 2010 Photo: Bob Foreman

Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)

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