Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Cydia strobilella
Spruce Seed Moth
Cydia conicolana
Pine Nut Moth
Cydia pactolana
Scarce Spruce Bark Moth
Cydia coniferana
Pine Bark Moth
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (8-14mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Cydia cosmophorana
Pine Resin Moth

Treitschke, 18351267 / 49.334
=Scarce Pine Piercer

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Pine forests and plantations, most active in hot sunshine at midday and in the afternoon.

Similar to Cydia conicolana but with distinct, white transverse bands on the forewing.

Larvae lives in resinous nodules and excrescences on the bark of the trunk and branches and also in one-year-old galls of Petrova resinella and old galls of the Pyralid Dioryctria abietella.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Cydia cosmorphorana, Hindolveston, Slide 1627 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/05/2022+28TL79Cranwich Heath
17/05/2022128TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
16/06/2021128TF81Litcham
16/06/2021127TG23North Walsham
10/06/2021127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
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Wingspan: 8-14mm
Flight: May - June (Aug)
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Juniper
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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