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Cydia splendana
Marbled Piercer (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1260 / 49.341
Photo © Matthew Casey,  09/08/2021 - Hethersett

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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: Mainly July and August.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.

Woodland, heathland with oak scrub, fens, gardens and other areas where the foodplant occurs.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/09/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
15/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/09/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
10/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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