Tortricidae : Olethreutinae

Similar Norfolk Species
Pammene splendidulana
Drab Oak Piercer
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14mm)
Pammene obscurana
1225 Obscure Birch Piercer
(Stephens, 1834)49.366
Norfolk status
Old Victorian records from King's Lynn.
Recorded as Ephippiphora ravulana on birch trees near Lynn. (E. A. Atmore, C. Barrett)

Two Norfolk records from Dersingham of a female on 20th April 2011 (det. R. Jones) and a male on 23rd April 2011 (R. Jones, gen.det. J. Clifton)

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Pammene obscurana, Norfolk, Slide 1279 J. Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/04/2011128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/04/2011128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
1914+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1899+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Season: May to June.
Foodplant:   catkins of birches
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
 Immature Adult
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