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Pammene populana
Pigmy Y Piercer
Approx Length (c. 6mm) Wingspan (10-12mm.)
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Pammene spiniana
Triangle-marked Piercer

(Duponchel, 1843)1231 / 49.373
Norfolk status
Mainly a day-flying species, especially on sunny days.
Distinctive triangular white dorsal blotch.

Old records listed 1874. (Barrett)

First modern-day confirmed (Gen. Det. J Clifton) record at Methwold in 2014 (G. Geen, 04/09/14)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Pammene spiniana - Mundford - Slide 1645 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/08/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/08/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/08/2017127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 10-12mm.
Flight: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   blackthorn, hawthorn (flowers)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  (2)
 Immature Adult

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