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Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Small Birch Bell
49.2490 (B&F: 1134)

Epinotia paykulliana (Fabricius, 1787)

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


A widespread resident that normally occurs singly or sparingly at mv light amongst deciduous woodland in both vice-counties. It is sometimes common at Marley Common. The moth is single-brooded, flying mainly from early August to late September, occasionally to late November. The larvae are said to feed in the catkins and leaf-buds of birch. (Pratt, 2011).

Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Motcombe, Eastbourne, 22 viii 2015
Photo: David E Lester
Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. costana
Lindfield, 19 ix 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Epinotia ramella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 21 viii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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