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Cydia splendana
Marbled Piercer (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1260 / 49.341
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  09/08/2019 - Peddars Way

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Grey Gorse Piercer
Cydia ulicetana
Large Beech Piercer
Cydia fagiglandana
Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Season: Mainly July and August.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Woodland, heathland with oak scrub, fens, gardens and other areas where the foodplant occurs.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/09/2019227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/09/2019227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
31/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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