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Recurvaria nanella
Brindled Groundling

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)757 / 35.156
Norfolk status
Rare, Uncertain.
Occurs in orchards, where it can be a pest.

First modern-day record at Munford VC28 in 2019 (Gen. Det. Male. G. Geen)

New for VC27 in 2022 at Sheringham (S. Joyner, 12/07/22)

Leaf-mine: August - May.
Mines leaves, hibernates, mines leaves or flowerbuds, then blossom or leaves.

Historic VC27 map dot is thought to be an error as no VCH reference can be found.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1913.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2022127TG14 - Sheringham
24/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
1913128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Wingspan: 11-13mm.
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Apple, Pear, Prunus inc blackthorn.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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