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Pammene aurana
Orange-spot Piercer (Fabricius, 1775)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1272 / 49.379
Photo © Ian Barton,  Cranwich Heath 03/08/13

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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
Local.
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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/08/2020128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
31/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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