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Pseudococcyx posticana
Dark Pine Shoot (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1208 / 49.299
Photo © Neil Sherman

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Clavigesta sylvestrana
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Rhyacionia pinivorana
Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Variable tawny-brown coloration of the forewing.
Pine woods and heathland with scattered trees.

[BTS vol2, p200]

Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/06/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
19/05/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
09/05/2020127TG20 - Norwich
08/05/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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