Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Andy King,  To light. Chorleywood; VC 24. 06 vi 2021.

Approx Length (c. 6mm) Wingspan (9-12mm)
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Epinotia granitana

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)49.236

A rare species associated with Norway Spruce Picia abies, first found in Suffolk during 2007 and probably an accidental introduction from Europe. First record for our area was from Marlow, Bucks in 2010 and there has now been one further example from Chorleywood, Bucks in 2021.

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Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2010.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Norway Spruce
GB Status: Migrant / Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Epinotia abbreviana | Epinotia signatana >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/06/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ09
24/05/20101VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU88
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