Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Upper Thames Species
Epinotia sordidana
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (16-22mm)
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Epinotia caprana

(Fabricius, 1798)49.229

A supposedly common species across the British Isles but in our region this is a very rare moth, with post-millennium sightings from only three sites (one in each county). Variable, less well-marked specimens can easily be confused with Epinotia sordidana or Epinotia solandriana.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (6%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2016.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Sallows, Willow, Bog-myrtle
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20161VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
17/07/2014+VC22 - BerkshireSU59
06/08/2005 to 12/08/2005+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP84
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSP41
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