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Pammene agnotana
Guildford Piercer Rebel, 1914
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1226 / 49.369
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  East Walton Common, 22/04/11 (deceased worn specimen!)

Similar Norfolk Species
Obscure Birch Piercer
Pammene obscurana
Wingspan: 10-11mm.
Flight: April
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Rare.

A rather nondescript brown moth, smaller than P. obscurana with obscure markings and obsolescent ocellus. Reference to the genitalia required for determination.

The only British record for many years was of a male taken in Surrey on 15th April 1961. (BTS. vol2. p223)

First Norfolk record of a male taken at East Walton Common on 22nd April 2011 (J. Wheeler, R. Jones, gen.det. J. Clifton)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2011.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/04/2011128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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