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Piniphila bifasciana
Pine Marble (Haworth, 1811)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1079 / 49.180
Photo © Dave Appleton,  03/07/2016 - North Elmham

Similar Norfolk Species
Smoky-barred Marble
Lobesia abscisana
Wingspan: 12-16mm
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Maritime Pine
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Almost parallel-sided antemedian and median fascia with slight indentation on outer edge (this can be hard to see if worn), diffuse pale ochreous subterminal patch to terminal area of forewing.

Local in coniferous woodland throughout much of Britain. Around fifty Norfolk records mostly from pine woodland in the west of the county at Sandringham, Dersingham and along the coast from Holme to Sheringham where suitable habitat can be found.
First listed in Norfolk by Barrett in 1874 and noted as

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
23/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
23/07/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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