Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Mick ACourt,  15/05/2017 - Crostwight Common (Wood)

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Pammene suspectana
Ash-bark Piercer

(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)1230 / 49.364
Norfolk status

Very few records in the UK.
Formerly known only from East Anglia, with records from Cambridgeshire in June 1975 and 1976.

New for Norfolk in May 2017 when a male was trapped at Crostwight Common (Mick A'Court, 15/05/17, Gen. Det.)

The larvae feed under the bark of Ash.

Very similar to several other of the Pammene genus, specimens must be retained for confirmation.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2017.
Last Recorded in 2017.
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Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2017127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 11-13mm
Season: May and June
Foodplant:   Ash
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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