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Strophedra nitidana
Little Oak Piercer Fabricius, 1794
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1222 / 49.382
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Little Beech Piercer
Strophedra weirana
Wingspan: 8-10mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Smaller than S. weirana with a shorter and less attenuated forewing and comparatively well-defined fasciate markings.
Oak woodland.

Records from the Brecks.

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/06/2017127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/05/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
22/06/2013128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
10/08/2012127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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