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Grapholita lunulana
Northern Crescent Piercer ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1252 / 49.351
Photo © Patrick Clement,  Netted, Shropshire. 13.6.2009

Similar Norfolk Species
Crescent Piercer
Grapholita orobana
Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: May to June.
Foodplant:   Bitter Vetch
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Mainly northen distribution in Britain.

Record from Swaffham in 1914.
"Recorded by Stephens in Norfolk, but possibly an error as this is a northern species." (C. Barrett, 1884)

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1914.
Last Recorded in 1914.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1914+28TF80 - Swaffham
1884+-0 - Norfolk (unknown locality)
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