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Cydia splendana
Marbled Piercer (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1260 / 49.341
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  26/07/2018 - Pedders Way

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

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
19/09/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/09/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
10/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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