Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia inquinatana
Scarce Maple Piercer

(Hübner, 1799)1263 / 49.344

Norfolk status
This European species was originally included on the British list on the basis of a single non-authenticated specimen listed by Stephens (1829) in the London area, and catalogued in the collection at the BMNH, noted as doubtfully British.
No evidence of breeding in the UK.

The second and third British records of the species were recently taken at Bawdsey, Suffolk (M. Deans, 28/06/10 and 30/06/10) These are thought to be immigrants.

A fourth British and first Norfolk record was taken at Weston "Dinosaur" Park during a Norfolk Moth Survey field meeting on 25/06/11 (gen. det. J. Clifton)

New for VC28 in 2018 at Weeting Heath (J. Symonds, 22/06/18 Gen. Det. J. Clifton)

Several records in the following years.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (18%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Cydia inquinatana - ostial area - Weston park 25-06-11 - J. Clifton.
Female - Weston Park 25-06-11 - J. Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
08/07/2023127TG11Costessey
30/06/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
23/06/2023127TG10Bowthorpe
23/06/2023128TM09Great Ellingham
19/06/2023227TG10Cringleford (UEA)
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: June
Foodplant:   Norway Maple, Field Maple, Sycamore
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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