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Pammene aurana
Orange-spot Piercer (Fabricius, 1775)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1272 / 49.379
Photo © Dave Appleton,  04/07/2012 - Courtyard Farm, Ringstead

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 9-13 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Hogweed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unique forewing pattern readily distinguishes this species.
Waysides, gardens, open woodland and hillsides.
Moths can be found in the afternoons on the flowers of Hogweed.

(=Cydia aurana)

Recorded in 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2021227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
20/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/07/2021+28TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
09/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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