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Pseudococcyx turionella
Pine Bud Moth (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1209 / 49.300
Photo © Dave Appleton,  20/05/2016 - Cranwich Heath

Similar Norfolk Species
Pine Leaf-mining Moth
Clavigesta purdeyi
Wingspan: 14-21mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Locally common, mainly in south-east England, scarce in Norfolk.
Pine woods and heathland where there are young pines.
Distinguished from Clavigesta purdeyi by its much larger size, the chestnut palps and head, and chestnut and grey forewings.

[BTS vol2, p201]

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1966.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
30/05/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
11/05/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/05/2018228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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