Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia millenniana
Larch Gall Moth

(Adamczewski, 1967)1258 / 49.337
=Breckland Piercer

Norfolk status
Known only from East Anglia where it was first discovered commonly in larch plantations in the Thetford district and at East Harling in Norfolk, 1946.

Very few Norfolk records, most recently of Galls found at Grime's Graves (S. Wright, 2016) and an adult moths at Great Ellingham and Reepham in 2021.

The larvae feed inside the twigs of Larix decidua resulting in the formation of galls, commonly at a joint of a branch or trunk.

[BTS, Vol2. p266]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1946.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
04/02/2024+27TG33Bacton Wood
08/06/2021128TM09Great Ellingham
08/06/2021128TM09Great Ellingham
12/03/2016+28TL89Lynford (Snake Wood)
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Larch
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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