Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Clavigesta purdeyi
Pine Leaf-mining Moth
Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (14-21mm)
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Pseudococcyx turionella
Pine Bud Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)1209 / 49.300
Norfolk status
Locally common, mainly in south-east England, scarce in Norfolk.
Pine woods and heathland where there are young pines.
Distinguished from Clavigesta purdeyi by its much larger size, the chestnut palps and head, and chestnut and grey forewings.

[BTS vol2, p201]

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1966.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Pseudococcyx posticana  |  Gravitarmata margarotana >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2020128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
07/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/04/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 14-21mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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