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Pammene populana
Pigmy Y Piercer Fabricius, 1787
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1232 / 49.372
Photo © Mick ACourt,  Sutton Fen 20-08-15 G Det J Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
Triangle-marked Piercer
Pammene spiniana
Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Willow, Sallow, Creeping Willow, Osier
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Woodland, fens, marshes, lakesides and sandhills.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/08/2015227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
29/06/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/07/2003128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
17/08/2000+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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