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
Spotted Shoot Moth

(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)49.307/1212
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 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2016+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
26/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/06/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 15-19mm
Season: May - July
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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