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Cydia splendana
Marbled Piercer (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1260 / 49.341
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: Mainly July and August.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Status
Widespread and common.

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

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
15/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
15/06/2024127TG11Costessey
03/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
15/03/2024128TF63Heacham
07/10/2023228TF63Heacham
27/09/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
24/09/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
17/09/2023127TG04Blakeney
17/09/2023127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
14/09/2023127TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
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