Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Wilton,  Leckhampstead Wood, Bucks 2012 (gen det)

Similar Upper Thames Species
Epinotia nisella
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (12-17mm)
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Epinotia cinereana

(Haworth, 1811)49.256

Previously regarded as a form of Epinotia nisella but accepted as a species in its own right since 2012. Distribution uncertain but assumed to be rather more widespread locally than our mapping shows. Dissection required, with plainer grey specimens of "nisella" being the most likely to be confirmed as cinereana.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2012.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Aspen
GB Status: Unknown
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Epinotia nisella | Zeiraphera griseana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/20191VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
30/08/20131VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
26/07/20121VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP74
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