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Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Large Birch Bell
49.2310 (B&F: 1155)

Epinotia sinuana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Epinotia brunnichella Kloet & Hincks, 1945
Epinotia solandriana sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Eucosmini


A widespread resident that usually occurs singly across the county, but is sometimes fairly common in the foremost deciduous woods in East Sussex. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to late August, occasionally to early September. The larvae feed on birch, hazel and sallows. (Pratt, 2011).

Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Slindon NT, 18 vii 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling
Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Scotney, 20 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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