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Photo © Richard Stace,  23/06/2020 - Rushmere St Andrew. Gen det done by R.Watson

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

(Zeller, 1847)1022a / 49.053

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A recent arrival to the British list in 2010 with the earliest record in 1986.

Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae feed on the seeds of grasses and some other herbaceous plants. In some countries they can be pest on cereal crops.

Identification: This species is a small pale Cnephasia with a hint of brown. This species can only reliably be identified from dissection of the genitalia.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (17%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Recorder Richard Stace 23-6-20 Rushmere St Andrew - Preparation by Raymond Watson
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
16/07/2020+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
23/06/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
23/06/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
05/08/2019125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 15-20mm.
Flight: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Cereal, grasses, legumes, flax (not observed in Britain)
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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