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Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)

(Large Birch Bell)
49.2310 (B&F: 1155)

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

Synonym(s):

Epinotia sinuana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Epinotia brunnichella Kloet & Hincks, 1945
Epinotia solandriana sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A widespread resident that usually occurs singly across the county, but is sometimes fairly common in the foremost deciduous woods in East Sussex. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to late August, occasionally to early September. The larvae feed on birch, hazel and sallows. (Pratt, 2011).

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Slindon NT, 18 vii 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling

Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)

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