Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  East Walton Common, 22/04/11 (deceased worn specimen!)

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Pammene obscurana
Obscure Birch Piercer
Approx Length (c. 5.5mm) Wingspan (10-11mm.)
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Pammene agnotana
Guildford Piercer

Rebel, 19141226 / 49.369
Norfolk status

A rather nondescript brown moth, smaller than P. obscurana with obscure markings and obsolescent ocellus. Reference to the genitalia required for determination.

The only British record for many years was of a male taken in Surrey on 15th April 1961. (BTS. vol2. p223)

First Norfolk record of a male taken at East Walton Common on 22nd April 2011 (J. Wheeler, R. Jones, gen.det. J. Clifton)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2011.
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Pammene agnotana, Norfolk, Slide 1277 J. Clifton
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22/04/2011128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 10-11mm.
Flight: April
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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