Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Mick ACourt,  22/05/2016 - Sutton Fen

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Grapholita internana
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Approx Length (c. 5mm) Wingspan (9-10 mm.)
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Grapholita compositella
Triple-stripe Piercer

(Fabricius, 1775)1241 / 49.347
Norfolk status
Characteristic dorsal blotch which is divided into four white striae.
Clover fields, meadows and grassy places, especially on rough chalky or sandy ground where there is an abundance of clover. Can be found flying by day.

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2020327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/05/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 9-10 mm.
Flight: May - June and again in Aug.
Foodplant:   Clover.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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