Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Steve Joyner,  Holkham 2016 (Gen. Det. J. Clifton)

Similar Norfolk Species
Cnephasia pumicana
Cereal Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (15-20mm.)
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Cnephasia pasiuana
Meadow Shade

(Hübner, 1799)49.052/1022
Norfolk status
Rough fields and marshes.
A pale washed out species easily confused with other Cnephasia.

A Norfolk specimen in the W.G. Whittingham collection at the Norwich Castle Museum is simply labelled "Norfolk 1895" (confirmed by gen. det. J. Clifton)

Recently (2010) split into C. pumicana and C. pasiuana distinguished from C. pumicana by differences in male and female genitalia. Most Norfolk records have now been determined as C. pumicana.

Confirmed record at Holkham in June 2016. (G. Bond. Gen. Det. J. Clifton)

Examination of the genitalia is required to confirm any records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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Cnephasia pumicana-pasiuana (M) - J Clifton
Cnephasia pasiuana, Norfolk 1895, FG Whittingham coll. Norwich museum, Slide 1261 - J. Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2017127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
24/06/2017128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
30/06/2016128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
1899+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Wingspan: 15-20mm.
Season: July - August.
Foodplant:   Compositae or buttercups.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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