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Grapholita lobarzewskii
Kent Fruit Piercer (Nowicki, 1860)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1249 / 49.356
Photo © Jon Clifton,  New for Norfolk - Hindolveston 14/06/17 (record shot)

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale-bordered Piercer
Grapholita janthinana
Wingspan: 13-14mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Apple, Cherry and Plum (fruits)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Nationally scarce (Na) in orchards in south-eastern England, where formerly known from only a few sites in Kent.

New for Norfolk in 2017, attracted to pheromone lure at Hindolveston (J. Clifton, 14/06/17)
New for west Norfolk VC28 in 2018, attracted to pheromone lure at North Elmham (D. Appleton, 24/06/18)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2017.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2019228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/06/2019328TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/06/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
24/06/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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