Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia amplana
Rusty Acorn Piercer

(Hübner, 1799)1262 / 49.343
=Vagrant Piercer

Norfolk status
Rare migrant.
First recorded in Devon in 1990.

First Norfolk record - Walsey Hills NOA Reserve, near Cley on the North Norfolk coast in 2006 (M. Ottley, 29/07/06).
It was next recorded in 2012 at Cromer (R. Lee, 11/08/12), Burgh St Peter Marshes (B. Jones, 07/09/12) and A first for VC28 at Upwell (J. Wheeler, 18/08/12). Several records in the following years.

Established breeding populations in Suffolk during the 2010s and likely to also now be resident in Norfolk.

Recorded in 27 (36%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Cydia amplana (F) - Upwell 18-08-12 J R Wheeler - First VC28
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
10/09/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
22/08/2023127TG30Blofield / Lingwood
22/08/2023128TF63Snettisham
21/08/2023127TG04Glandford
15/08/2023127TG14Sheringham
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Wingspan: 16-20mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   nuts of Oak, Hazel, Beech and Walnut.
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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