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Blastodacna hellerella
Hawthorn Cosmet
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Blastodacna atra
Apple-pith Moth

(Haworth, 1828)906 / 39.002
Norfolk status
Rare, Uncertain.
The larvae feed inside small twigs of apple (Malus), mining under the surface and causing the shoot to die off.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p220]

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/07/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/07/2018127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/07/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 10-12.5mm
Season: May - Sept.
Foodplant:   Apple.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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