Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Purdis Farm, Ipswich. August 2016.

Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (16-20mm)
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Cydia amplana
Vagrant Piercer

(Hübner, 1799)1262 / 49.343

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: An immigrant species that established breeding populations in Suffolk during the 2010s.

Life Style: A single brooded species that flies during July, August, September and October and comes to light. The larvae feed inside nuts of Quercus, Jugulans and Castanea.

Identification: A large Cydia species that is easily recognised.

Recorded in 24 (41%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2021226TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
20/08/2021225TM14 - Ipswich
17/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
14/08/2021625TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
14/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 16-20mm
Flight: August
Foodplant:   nuts of Oak, Hazel, Beech and Walnut.
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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