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Grapholita orobana
Crescent Piercer (Treitschke, 1830)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1253 / 49.352
Photo © Clive Sheppard,  Foxley Wood 21/07/2000

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Dichrorampha petiverella
Wingspan: 11-15mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Vetches, Wood-vetch, Tufted Vetch, Meadow-vetchling, Marsh-pea.
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
woodland, fens and coastal cliffs. The moth flies actively in sunshine from late afternoon and evening and after dusk comes to light.
known only from a few restricted localities.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1891.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/07/2016+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
26/06/2012+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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