Epinotia tedella (Clerck, 1759)
Common Spruce Bell
49.2520 (B&F: 1142)
Epinotia taedella (Linnaeus, 1761) unjustified emendation
Epinotia hercyniana (Frölich, 1828)
Epinotia finitimana (Doubleday, 1859)
A resident that usually occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a very few evergreen plantations across the county, although it is sometimes very common by day in woods near Petworth. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early July, occasionally from early May. The larvae feed on spruce. (Pratt, 2011).