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Grapholita janthinana
Pale-bordered Piercer (Duponchel, 1835)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1245 / 49.359
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/07/2014 - Bawdeswell

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Grapholita molesta
Wingspan: 9-11 mm.
Flight: July and early August
Foodplant:   Hawthorn berries.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Flies during the afternoon and early evening.
Lanes and hedgerows wherever hawthorn is left uncut and wooded areas and hillsides where it is established.

Recorded in 35 (47%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
10/08/2021227TG20 - Norwich
04/08/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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