Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Nick Watmough,  03/06/2021 - Eaton, Norwich

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Grapholita molesta
Oriental Fruit Moth
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (10-15 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Grapholita funebrana
Plum Fruit Moth

(Treitschke, 1835)1247 / 49.357
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Blackthorn hedges and orchards and gardens where plums and damsons are grown.
Known to fruit growers as the plum fruit moth or red plum maggot, this species is a sporadic pest in plum orchards.

Attracted to FUN pheromone lure. On first trial in 2011, 58 specimens where lured in a garden at Cawston from the 1st May to 22nd Sept. (J. Clifton, 2011).

Several additional species are attracted to the FUN lure intended for Grapholita funebrana.

Lures available from Anglian Lepidopterists Supplies

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 25 (34%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
15/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 10-15 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Sloe and Plum.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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