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Grapholita janthinana
Pale-bordered Piercer
Approx Length (c. 6.5mm) Wingspan (10-13mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Pammene gallicana
Purple-shaded Piercer

(Guenée, 1845)1271 / 49.380
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Found in coastal and lowland areas in England and Wales.

Adults fly in afternoon sunshine, when they rest on the flowers of the foodplants, and again from dusk onwards.
Larvae feed in the seed-heads.

Recent Norfolk records.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2012.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
2006+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/09/1992127TG14 - Sheringham
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   Wild Carrot, Wild Angelica, Hogweed, other umbellifers
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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