Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Hedya nubiferana
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Hedya pruniana
Plum Tortrix

(Hübner, 1799)49.157/1082
Norfolk status
Resembles Hedya nubiferana but is slightly smaller. The two dark postmedian dots are situated away (distad) from the angle of the median fascia.

Widespread and common in woodlands, hedgerows and gardens throughout Britain and regularly recorded in Norfolk. The larva feeding in the shoots and later, in the leaves of the foodplant.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 05.
Last Recorded in 2018.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/2018328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/07/2018227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/07/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/07/2018127TG20 - Norwich
06/07/2018228TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 15-18mm
Season: May - July
Foodplant:   Plum, Blackthorn, Wild Cherry less often on Apple, Pear, Hawthorn and Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Nat Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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