Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Grapholita funebrana
Plum Fruit Moth
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14mm)
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Grapholita tenebrosana
Deep-brown Piercer

(Duponchel, 1843)1246 / 49.358
Norfolk status
Recorded in 2011 at Cawston (Clifton) and Strumpshaw in 1988 (E.C. Pelham-Clinton), plus a handful of Victorian records.

Does not come readily to light. Records are more easily made by search for larvae in rose hips, and by assembling to pheromone lures intended for G. funebrana, obtainable from Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2020428TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
04/07/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/05/2012 to 31/10/2012127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Rose hips, Dog Rose, Rowan
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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