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Pammene ochsenheimeriana
Black-patch Piercer (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1238 / 49.378
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  28/05/2017 - Sandringham

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Spruce Piercer
Cydia pactolana
Spruce-seed Moth
Cydia strobilella
Wingspan: 8-11mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Giant Fir, Scots Pine, Norway Spruce
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare, Uncertain.

Four specimens in the Whittingham collection at the Norwich Castle Museum dated 11th June 1900 taken at Merton. Other old records listed from 1874, and 1899. (Barrett)

First modern-day record at Sandringham in 2017 (J. Swalwell, 28/05/17)

[BTS vol2, p237]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/05/2017128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
11/06/1900428TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
1899+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1899+27TM28 - Harleston
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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