Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Francis Solly,  First British Specimen - Clowes Wood, East Kent - netted by day 1st May 2011

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Gravitarmata margarotana
Pine Cone Tortrix

(Heinemann, 1863)1207a / 49.302
Norfolk status
New, unknown.

Adult moths come to light, flying in one generation from mid-April to the end of May.

Found throughout Europe, the first British specimen was recorded at Clowes Wood in East Kent, netted in the afternoon of the 1st May 2011. Further records from Leicestershire in 2013 and Suffolk in 2014/15

New for Norfolk in 2016 when three specimens were trapped at Cranwich Heath VC28 in May (Gen. Det. D. Appleton, D Norgate).

(Please retain any potential specimens for confirmation)

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Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Gravitarmata margarotana (m, gen det), Cranwich Heath, 20-May-16 (B) (D. Appleton)
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Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/04/2017128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
20/05/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Season: April - May
Foodplant:   Pine, Fir, Spruce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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