Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia strobilella
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Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (8-14mm)
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Cydia cosmophorana
Scarce Pine Piercer

Treitschke, 18351267 / 49.334
Norfolk status
Pine forests and plantations, most active in hot sunshine at midday and in the afternoon.

Larvae lives in resinous nodules and excrescences on the bark of the trunk and branches and also in one-year-old galls of Petrova resinella and old galls of the Pyralid Dioryctria abietella.

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Cydia cosmorphorana, Hindolveston, Slide 1627 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
30/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/05/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/06/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
20/06/2006127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 8-14mm
Flight: May - June (Aug)
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Juniper
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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