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Grapholita tenebrosana
Deep-brown Piercer (Duponchel, 1843)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1246 / 49.358
Photo © Steve Joyner,  West Runton 18/06/14 gen det J Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
Plum Fruit Moth
Grapholita funebrana
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Rose hips, Dog Rose, Rowan
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Old Norfolk records. First recorded to lure in 2011 at Cawston. (J. Clifton)

Does not come readily to light. Records are more easily made by search for larvae in rose hips, and by assembling to pheromone lure.

Pheromone attractants: FUN
One of several additional species attracted to the FUN lure intended for Grapholita funebrana.
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Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
22/06/2020428TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
04/07/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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