Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Epinotia signatana
Black-brindled Bell

(Douglas, 1845)1144 / 49.237

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: Uncommon in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species that comes to light during June, July and August. The larvae feed on Prunus, Malus and Crataegus between spun or folded leaves. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: A mid-brown or grey coloured species. It is characterised by black marks that run from the centre of the transverse fascia towards the apex. These may be joined into a shallow ‘S’ shape, divided into two or three marks or be more extensive with the costal edge sinuate. More Info

Recorded in 13 (22%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2019125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
09/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
22/07/2018125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
18/07/2018126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
07/07/2018225TM06 - Bacton/Stowupland
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   Cherries and blackthorn, Crab-apple
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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