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Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)

Grey Poplar Bell
49.2550 (B&F: 1138)


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

Common

A resident that usually occurs singly, sometimes sparingly at mv light across the county, although it is sometimes fairly common in Plashett Wood. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to late September, occasionally from late June. The larvae feed inside the catkins of sallow and poplar. (Pratt, 2011).

Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)
Lindfield, 24 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)
f. decorana
Lindfield, 20 ix 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)
Crowborough, 29 viii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)
Crowborough, 29 viii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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