Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (13-17mm)
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Pammene fasciana
Acorn Piercer

(Linnaeus, 1761)1236 / 49.367
Norfolk status
Partially diurnal, this species is found throughout much of England and Wales, especially in the south, occurring in woodland, scrub, parkland, heathland, fens and gardens.
Records mainly from east Norfolk, although found throughout the county in suitable habitat.
The larvae feed internally in acorns and the nuts of sweet chestnut and Oak, forming a spongy gall.

See notes on next species. - 1236a Pammene herrichiana

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/07/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 13-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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