Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Epinotia nigricana
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Epinotia nanana

(Treitschke, 1835)49.242

A local species across England and southern Scotland, it is very uncommon in our region. Restricted mainly to coniferous woodland with most recent records coming from Bucks. A very small moth and often obscurely marked.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 11 (14%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Norway Spruce, Sitka Spruce
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
19/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
18/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
14/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
24/06/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
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