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Cnephasia pumicana
Cereal Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (15-20mm.)
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Cnephasia pasiuana
Meadow Shade

(Hübner, 1799)1022 / 49.052

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Polyphagous and generally distributed. Ipswich (Pyett); Felixstow and Orford (Gbs); Aldeburgh and Southwold (Ctw); Gorleston (D). Brandon (Barrett).

Recent Status: One of the rarer Suffolk species.

Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae feed during summer on the flowers of a variety of herbaceous plants.

Identification: This species can only be reliably identifies by examination of the genitalia. More Info

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2020126TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
30/06/2018+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
17/08/2012125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
04/07/2008126TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
19/07/2006125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 15-20mm.
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Compositae or buttercups.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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