Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Hedya nubiferana
Marbled Orchard Tortrix
Hedya ochroleucana
Buff-tipped Marble
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Hedya pruniana
Plum Tortrix

(Hübner, 1799)1082 / 49.157
Norfolk status
Common.
Resembles Hedya nubiferana but is slightly smaller and the two dark postmedian dots are situated distal to 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 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1983.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
11/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
19/07/2021+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
18/07/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Plum, Blackthorn, Wild Cherry less often on Apple, Pear, Hawthorn and Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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