Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Dave Appleton,  30/06/2012 - Bunker's Hill, Amner

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Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (15-19mm)
Rhyacionia pinivorana
1212 Spotted Shoot Moth
(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)49.307
Norfolk status
Widespread and common in Pine woods and scattered pines on heathland throughout the British Isles.

Occasionally it may be seen flying in bright sunshine.

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
22/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
12/06/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/06/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 15-19mm
Season: May - July
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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