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Cnephasia genitalana
Dover Shade Pierce and Metcalfe, 1915
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1023 / 49.054
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/07/2016 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: c.15-22 mm.
Flight: Mostly July to Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Ragwort, Buttercup.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
A pale washed out species easily confused with Cnephasia pasiuana/pumicana and usually flies from July into early September.
Examination of the genitalia is required to confirm any records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 35 (47%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
05/09/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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