Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Cydia strobilella
Spruce-seed Moth
Cydia conicolana
Pine-cone Piercer
Cydia pactolana
Scarce Spruce Piercer
Cydia coniferana
Pine-bark Piercer
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (8-14mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Cydia cosmophorana
Scarce Pine Piercer

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

Similar to Cydia conicolana but with distinct, white transverse bands on the forewing.

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.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Cydia cosmorphorana, Hindolveston, Slide 1627 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
16/06/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
10/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
24/05/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/05/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 8-14mm
Flight: May - June (Aug)
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Juniper
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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