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Pandemis heparana
Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
972 / 49.026
Photo © Allan Drewitt

Similar Norfolk Species
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix
Pandemis cerasana
White-faced Tortrix
Pandemis cinnamomeana
Wingspan: 16-24 mm.
Flight: June - August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Various fruit and other deciduous trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.
Reddish-brown ground colour with some lighter variation.
Note angular projection of the median facia and lack of white head.
heathland, woodland, scrub, grassland, and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1927.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
03/09/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
20/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
19/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/08/2020127TM18 - Diss
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